XEmacs copyright (was: Re: [Q] Don't set the current langenv ...)
steve at xemacs.org
Fri Aug 17 05:39:36 EDT 2007
On 8/17/07, Ville Skyttä <scop at xemacs.org> wrote:
> On Friday 17 August 2007, SL Baur wrote:
> > XEmacs is copyrighted GPL v1 or later.
> I wonder where you got that information from, or if it's a s/v1/v2/ typo?
> Copyright notices in the vast majority of source files say "GPL v2 or later".
Our core source code is derived from Lucid Emacs which predated GPL
v2. I don't think it's legally clear to anyone (beyond the fact that we're
100% GPL) what version of the GPL we are. Martin changed a lot of
the files you're looking at without permission of the authors, so ask
him if it was legal.
Just part of the reason Stallman has waged war on us.
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