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    SubjectRe: BK MetaData License Problem?
    > until now the Linux kernel tree was distributed in a tarball that had a
    > nice COPYING file in a very prominent spot. With BK the situation is
    > different - and like i said in previous mails it's not BK's "fault", but
    > BK's "effect" - and it's a situation that needs to be remedied, right?

    Strictly speaking, isn't it a violation of the GPL for somebody to distribute a single file of any GPLed project, without attaching the COPYING file to it?

    E.G. say somebody makes a CVS tree available via the web - you can download foobar.c without ever seeing the COPYING file.

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