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Copyright and Community[edit]

  • Author(s): Richard M. Stallman
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  • Language: English
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About the author(s): Richard Matthew Stallman, a.k.a. RMS, is the founder of the free software movement, the GNU project, and the Free Software Foundation. He is also a renowned hacker, whose major accomplishments include GNU Emacs, the GNU C Compiler, and the GNU Debugger. He is the author of the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL), the most widely-used free software license, which pioneered the concept of the copyleft.

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