ImranG at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 27 19:49:49 UTC 2001
[Posted to discussion at fsfeurope.org, CCed license-violation at gnu.org]
Microsoft's copy of the GPL:
It's last paragraph is,
"That's all there is to it!"
FSF's copy of the GPL:
It's last paragraph is:
"This General Public License does not permit incorporating your program into
proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you may consider
it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is
what you want to do, use the GNU Library General Public License instead of
Both list the version as "Version 2, June 1991".
AFAIK (I've only made a quick scan through the documents), this is the only
significant change made. Is the alteration made by Microsoft a legitimate one ?
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