Restriction on distribution by Novell?

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Sep 27 17:29:03 UTC 2006

Philippe Verdy scripsit:

> Hmmm... diffs most often contain lines belonging to the GPL'ed
> sources. Beware of the format (diffs in the common "-u" format should
> be GPL'ed too!)

I think that would be fair use of the original if anything is.
The contents of the original are not there for their own sake,
but as indicators of where to patch.

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