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From: James Turner
Subject: www/philosophy android-and-users-freedom.html
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 15:05:56 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     James Turner <jturner>  11/09/23 15:05:56

Modified files:
        philosophy     : android-and-users-freedom.html 

Log message:
        Make links relative to gnu.org


Index: android-and-users-freedom.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/android-and-users-freedom.html,v
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--- android-and-users-freedom.html      23 Sep 2011 07:59:34 -0000      1.4
+++ android-and-users-freedom.html      23 Sep 2011 15:05:49 -0000      1.5
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
 software that doesn't. By contrast, the idea of &ldquo;open
 source&rdquo; focuses on how to develop code; it is a different current of
 thought whose principal value is <a
 quality rather than freedom</a>. Thus, the concern here is not whether Android 
 &ldquo;open&rdquo;, but whether it allows users to be free.</p>
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@
 and some applications. Linux aside, the software of Android versions
 1 and 2 was mostly developed by Google; Google released it under the
 Apache 2.0 license, which is a lax free software license without
-<a href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/copyleft.html";>copyleft</a>.</p>
+<a href="/copyleft/copyleft.html">copyleft</a>.</p>
 <p>The version of Linux included in Android is not entirely free
 software, since it contains nonfree &ldquo;binary blobs&rdquo; (just like
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@
 generally come with Android are nonfree, too.</p>
 <p>Android is very different from the <a
-href="http://www.gnu.org/gnu/the-gnu-project.html";>GNU/Linux operating
+href="/gnu/the-gnu-project.html">GNU/Linux operating
 system</a> because it contains very little of GNU. Indeed, just about the
 only component in common between Android and GNU/Linux is Linux, the kernel.
 People who erroneously think &ldquo;Linux&rdquo; refers to the entire GNU/Linux
@@ -49,14 +49,14 @@
 but not GNU; thus, Android and GNU/Linux are mostly different.</p>
 <p>Within Android, Linux the kernel remains a separate program, with its
-source code under <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html";>GNU GPL
+source code under <a href="/licenses/gpl-2.0.html">GNU GPL
 version 2</a>. To combine Linux with code under the Apache 2.0 license would
 be copyright infringement, since GPL version 2 and Apache 2.0 are <a
 Rumors that Google has somehow converted Linux to the Apache license are
 erroneous; Google has no power to change the license on the code of Linux, and
 did not try. If the authors of Linux allowed its use under <a
-href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html";>GPL version 3</a>,
+href="/licenses/gpl.html">GPL version 3</a>,
 then that code could be combined with Apache-licensed code, with the
 combination could be released under GPL version 3. But Linux has not
 been released that way.</p>
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@
 might intend to turn Android proprietary permanently; that the release
 of some Android versions as free software may have been a temporary
 ploy to get community assistance in improving a <a
 software</a> product. Let us hope does not happen.</p>
 <p>In any case, most of the source code of some versions of Android has
@@ -211,7 +211,7 @@
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-$Date: 2011/09/23 07:59:34 $
+$Date: 2011/09/23 15:05:49 $
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