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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: License files error
Date Tue, 23 Dec 2003 18:02:20 GMT

On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Mark Thomas wrote:

> them with the official version ( I ask since I
> don't want to change the license file in case there are any legal
> complications. I can't see why there would be but you never know - better safe
> than sorry ;)

You bet :-) Fiddling with the license, no matter how trivial, should be
checked, double checked, triple checked and approved first :-)

So what is the error ? I read on bug id #10286:

>  The LICENSE file contains a small grammatical error in the first
>  condition.  The word 'notice' is incorrectly repeated.

>From the license (1.1) file (

 * 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

What is the incorrect repeat ?

Dirk-Willem van Gulik, President of the ASF.

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