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> re: The problem is that a lot of copying advocates have been going around
>     trying to use "the need for copying" as leverage for restricting
>     the set of things which I may quote. My view is that it is my write
>     to quote whatever I want, and it's up to the person who thinks they
>     can do something fun with copying to not get themselves in deeper than
>     they can handle.
> Kent, I agree with you 100% on this (your "point 2"; modulo typos,
> of course).  It looks like you and  I may be in agreement about this
> whole issue.

I would agree too.  My only quibble is that it's not just "the need
for copying" that's used a lever.  "Consistency with file compilation"
is also being used as a lever.