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Re: FSF Policy re. inclusion of source code from other projects in GCC

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 03:05:17PM -0800, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> Benjamin Kosnik wrote:
> >>> The STL files in libstdc++-v3 need to be clearly marked as not part of
> >>> GCC.  Benjamin, will you please take care of that, by modifying the
> >>> libstdc++-v3/README to indicate that the files originally from HP are
> >>> not part of GCC, and specifically list those files?  
> > 
> > Huh? What are you smoking dude? 
> Nothing; I don't smoke.
> As already stated, all I am doing is passing along information from the
> FSF.  RMS personally approved the message that I sent, including the
> discussion of the STL files.
> As previously stated, if there is contrary information from FSF lawyers,
> then please gather it and present it to the FSF.

Please, no one panic yet.  I recall the facts as Ben stated them, but
I can't lay hands on the old emails.  I think that we can convince
RMS that the STL usage in libstdc++ isn't a problem, and it's best to
do that offline.

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