[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #14944: GNU Lesser General Public License file is missing

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Tue Oct 5 02:07:23 UTC 2010

#14944: GNU Lesser General Public License file is missing
 Reporter:  hakre         |        Owner:                 
     Type:  defect (bug)  |       Status:  reopened       
 Priority:  normal        |    Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  General       |      Version:  3.0            
 Severity:  normal        |   Resolution:                 
 Keywords:  has-patch     |  

Comment(by Otto42):

 Replying to [comment:13 hakre]:
 > "It's recommended not to breath under water." Help yourself.

 You have looked closely at my avatar, right? ;)

 > I have no idea why you refer to gpl.org but generally spoken, as
 written, providing URLs is not the same as providing the license.

 I stated "gpl.org", however I meant "whatever URL is being pointed to". On
 searching, that is in fact "opensource.org".

 And I question your statement here. Providing a reference to the terms of
 the license is functionally identical to providing the text of the

 > But in a legal sense, a URL can not represent the license text.

 [citation needed]

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14944#comment:14>
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