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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
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The law doesn't do that -- judges interpret contracts "reasonably" not as what they might mean if taken to extremes.
> They have to distribute the complete source with with to rebuild the binaries,
> nothing more.
Not quite -- they also need to identify their changes:
GPL v2 $2 (a): You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change
Distributing "base + patches" is arguably one way to do that. "Base + monolithic-patch" might be another. Simply adding a note in the file header is also OK.
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