Title: Typo fixes
Typo fixes that enyst submitted once upon a time on gitorious that bkuhn readded as a pull request.
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git pull https://k.copyleft.org/guide-enyst typo-fixes
2015-04-02 23:09:00
engel nyst (enyst)
engel.nyst@gmail.com
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6 2015-04-03 01:42:45
enyst
7ecf910fa1ba typo-fixes
Tweak text. Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
5 2015-04-03 01:42:45
enyst
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Missing word. Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
4 2015-04-03 01:42:44
enyst
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Missing word. Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
3 2015-04-03 01:42:44
enyst
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Fix reference to section 7 Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
2 2015-04-03 01:42:44
enyst
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Probably meant as the rest or the others, otherwise the phrase is contradictory Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
1 2015-04-03 01:42:44
enyst
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Typos. Signed-off-by: enyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com>
Common ancestor: 26def8538a10
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gpl-lgpl.tex | master typo-fixes
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@@ -552,7 +552,7 @@ available to subjugate users.  For example:
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\end{itemize}
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Thus, most proprietary software restricts users via multiple interlocking
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legal and technological means.  Any license that truly respect the software
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legal and technological means.  Any license that seeks to maximize the software
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freedom of all users must not only grant appropriate copyright permissions,
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but also \textit{prevent} restrictions from other legal and technological
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means like those listed above.
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software freedom via the copyright system.  This principle often causes
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theoretical or speculative dispute among lawyers, because ``the work'' ---
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the primary unit of consideration under most copyright rules -- is not a unit
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of computer programming. In order to determine whether a ``routine'' an
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of computer programming. In order to determine whether a ``routine'', an
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``object'', a ``function'', a ``library'' or any other unit of software is
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part of one ``work'' when combined with other GPL'd code, we must ask a
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question that copyright law will not directly answer in the same technical
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Therefore, this chapter digresses from  discussion of GPL's exact text to
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consider the matter of combined and/or derivative works --- a concept that we must
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understand fully before considering GPLv2~\S\S2--3\@.  At least under USA
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copyright law, The GPL, and Free
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copyright law, the GPL, and Free
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Software licensing in general, relies critically on the concept of
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``derivative work'' since software that is ``independent,'' (i.e., not
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``derivative work'' since software that is ``independent'', (i.e., not
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``derivative'') of Free Software need not abide by the terms of the
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applicable Free Software license. As much is required by \S~106 of the
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Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. \S~106 (2002), and admitted by Free Software
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In abstracting the various levels of the program, the court noted a
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similarity between the two programs' parameter lists and macros. However,
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following the filtration step of the AFC test, only a handful of the lists
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and macros were protectable under copyright law because they were either
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and macros were protectable under copyright law because the rest were either
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in the public domain or required by functional demands on the
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program. With respect to the handful of parameter lists and macros that
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did qualify for copyright protection, after performing the comparison step
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permission to modify a work in any manner.  As discussed in the next chapter,
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the GPL {\em does} grant such permission, but requires the modified work must
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also be licensed under the terms of the GPL (and only GPL:
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see\S~\label{GPLv2s6} in this tutorial).  Determining whether software was
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see \S~\ref{GPLv2s6} in this tutorial).  Determining whether software was
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modified is a substantially easier analysis than the derivative work
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discussions and considerations in this chapter.
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those who have not violated --- terminate automatically.
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GPLv2~\S4 makes GPLv2 enforceable.  If licensees fail to adhere to the
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license, then they are stuck without any permission under to engage in
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license, then they are stuck without any permission under which to engage in
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activities covered by copyright law.  They must completely cease and desist
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from all copying, modification and distribution of the GPL'd software.
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  detail in \hyperref[GPLv3s10]{GPLv3~\S10}.}.  Each time you
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redistribute a GPL'd program, the recipient automatically receives a license
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from each original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the program subject
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to the conditions of the license.  The redistributor need not take any
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to the conditions of the license.  The redistributor need not take any steps
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to ensure the downstream recipient's acceptance of the license terms.
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This places every copyright holder in the chain of descent of the code
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in legal privity, or direct relationship, with every downstream
Stephen Compall (S11001001)
2 years and 4 months ago on pull request "Typo fixes"
This is a cultural change rather than a correction, but sure.
engel nyst (enyst)
2 years and 7 months ago on pull request "Typo fixes"

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Stephen Compall (S11001001)
2 years and 4 months ago on pull request "Typo fixes"
Else, looks good to me.
3 comments (1 inline, 2 general)