Get ready....

R. L. Kleeberger rlk at
Thu Apr 15 03:19:52 UTC 1999

Quoting phred at (phred at
> There are two things to say about the GPL:  it's a license, not code that
> performs some function on a computer.  And its terms do not forbid you
> from modifying it and making a different license.  In fact, that happens
> fairly often.  What you can't then do is call it the GPL.

Thanks for clearing this up.  I was not sure if you could modify the GPL and
make your own license with it or not.  

Since this is the case, would the GPL be a good framework license?  

rlk at
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