Haskell Platform Proposal: HLint

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 12 15:30:48 EST 2010

On 12 November 2010 20:22, Malcolm Wallace <malcolm.wallace at me.com> wrote:
>>> "The authors and publisher intend this Report to belong to the entire
>>> Haskell community, and grant permission to copy and distribute it for any
>>> purpose, provided that it is reproduced in its entirety, including this
>>> Notice.  Modified versions of this Report may also be copied and
>>> distributed for any purpose, provided that the modified version is clearly
>>> presented as such, and that it does not claim to be a definition of the
>>> language Haskell 98[2010]."
>> Ah, so you read the second sentence as an alternative, so you can
>> comply by picking either the first or the second. Does that mean if we
>> pick the second that we do not need to include the notice? :-)
> It seems to me that if you distribute a modified version of the Report, but
> still include the notice, then you are explicitly disobeying its terms.

You win Malcolm. I'm out of ideas for taking this thread in a yet more
ridiculous direction.


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