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gnustandards standards.texi

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: gnustandards standards.texi
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 02:59:27 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/gnustandards
Module name:    gnustandards
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       12/11/25 02:59:27

Modified files:
        .              : standards.texi 

Log message:
        Always indicate which GPL versions are allowed.


Index: standards.texi
RCS file: /sources/gnustandards/gnustandards/standards.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.219
retrieving revision 1.220
diff -u -b -r1.219 -r1.220
--- standards.texi      27 Oct 2012 18:59:59 -0000      1.219
+++ standards.texi      25 Nov 2012 02:59:27 -0000      1.220
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 @settitle GNU Coding Standards
 @c This date is automagically updated when you save this file:
address@hidden lastupdate October 27, 2012
address@hidden lastupdate November 24, 2012
 @c %**end of header
 @dircategory GNU organization
@@ -141,11 +141,18 @@
 avoids legal difficulties, and other related issues.
+* License::                     The license for your code and documentation.
 * Reading Non-Free Code::       Referring to proprietary programs.
 * Contributions::               Accepting contributions.
 * Trademarks::                  How we deal with trademark issues.
 @end menu
address@hidden License
address@hidden The 
address@hidden proprietary programs
address@hidden avoiding proprietary code
 @node Reading Non-Free Code
 @section Referring to Proprietary Programs
 @cindex proprietary programs
@@ -1047,7 +1054,8 @@
 Finally, here is the table of our suggested license abbreviations.
 Any abbreviation can be followed by @address@hidden, meaning
 that particular version, or later versions with the @samp{+}, as shown
+above.  In the case of a GNU license, @emph{always} indicate the permitted
+versions in this way.
 In the case of exceptions for extra permissions with the GPL, we use
 @samp{/} for a separator; the version number can follow the license

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