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[Savannah-hackers-public] Prepare to update your license notices!

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: [Savannah-hackers-public] Prepare to update your license notices!
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 20:07:23 +0000
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Prepare to update your license notices!

Because of the new address, the FSF is releasing a new version of the GPL -
it's not version 3 yet, it's actually the third revision of version 2.  Like
the previous revision, it will differ only in that it will contain FSF's new
address.  This version will be available and effective on Friday, April 29,

When you next get the chance, please go through your source code and replace
the old copy of the GPL with the new version.

Also, old notices should be replaced with new ones. The following shell
command will help you do this in a sloppy way. Its results should be
carefully checked - it will not work, among others, if the address spans
multiple lines:

find . -type f -exec sed -ie 's/59 Temple Place, Suite 330/51 Franklin
Street, Fifth Floor/;s/02111-1307/02110-1301/;' {} ';'

The FSF will also be releasing new revisions of the LGPL and the FDL.

The GPL HOWTO will then provide updated information:

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