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Re: [DS-discuss]long time no demo?

From: M K Saravanan
Subject: Re: [DS-discuss]long time no demo?
Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 13:55:52 +0800 (SGT)

> FSF is never known to attract people and never retained most who were
> with it.

Please don't generalize your view about fsf-friends or whatever list to
whole FSF itself.

> It is like GPL licence. Many would not have noticed
> that there is small catch which says 'optionally any
> future version of GPL as published by FSF'.

To apply a particular version of the license to a software is entirely in
author's hand.  For e.g. the linux kernel COPYING file clearly says this:


Also note that the only valid version of the GPL as far as the kernel
is concerned is _this_ particular version of the license (ie v2, not
v2.2 or v3.x or whatever), unless explicitly otherwise stated.

                        Linus Torvalds

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