J.4.7 corrections in relation to "copyleft"

Bug #1439008 reported by themusicgod1 on 2015-04-01
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anarchism (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

"Encouragingly, this socialistic "gift economy" is still at the heart of computer/software development and the Internet. For example, the Free Software Foundation has developed the General Public Licence (GPL). GPL, also know as "copyleft", uses copyright to ensure that software remains free. "

1) The GPL uses copyleft as a mechanism, while it's possible to conflate GPL and copyleft as one thing, there are other copyleft licenses (Creative Commons -SA) and other copyleft-inspired works. So it's probably more accurate to say

2) "know" is the wrong tense here. Combined with the above leads to : "GPL, which uses a mechanism known as copyleft to utilize copyright to ensure that the GPL covered software remains free. "

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: anarchism 14.0-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-10.10-generic 3.19.2
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-10-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.16.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Wed Apr 1 00:58:42 2015

EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-07-09 (265 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140708)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: anarchism
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

themusicgod1 (themusicgod1) wrote :
themusicgod1 (themusicgod1) wrote :

#2 is fixed here, 'know' was changed to 'known' by zesty but the first issue here, and my suggestion to resolve it is still valid

tags: added: yakkety zesty
tags: added: artful
tags: added: bionic
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