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Re: www.linuxdoc.org: copyright and Manifesto

> Just because someone takes over maintainership of a document I've worked on
> is no reason for my name to be removed from the copyright. That would breach
> the GPL where it specifically states that all copyright notices are to
> be retained.
There is no doubt....this would definately be a breach of the GPL.  New
Maintainers should at no point ever remove the original author.  The only
way I could ever see this happening is if the doc in question was ever
given an overhaul or completely re-written.  I'm still not sure it warrant
removal of the original author, but I suppose if they had the consent of
the the author in question, then this would be legit.

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