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SubjectRe: [PATCH] GPL licence corrections
On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, [iso-8859-1] André Dahlqvist wrote:

>Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 14:22:12 +0200
>From: "[iso-8859-1] André Dahlqvist" <>
>To: David Woodhouse <>
>Cc: Mike A. Harris <>,
> Linus Torvalds <>,
> Linux Kernel mailing list <>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>Subject: Re: [PATCH] GPL licence corrections
>> If we're referring to it by name, we probably ought to call it the
>> 'GNU General Public License' (sic). You've used the British spelling
>> of Licence.
>That spelling was obviously used when grepping too, and as a result 343
>occurences of "GNU Public License" (ignoring case) was missed.

Actually I just looked through my command history and found the
exact command I used:

grep -ir "licence" * > ../license-grep-2.4

Talk about not being able to decide how to spell something!
Heheh. I normally spell it "license", however I don't know what
got into my mind to spell it two ways.

Another patch shall be forthcoming.


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