Re: Gnus Manual License
Le mercredi 04 octobre 2006 16:28, David Kastrup a écrit :
> The text here differentiates between "invariant sections" and
> "Invariant Sections", seemingly calling the Cover Texts, even though
> the GFDL permits adding to them, an "invariant section" which happens
> not to be the same as an "Invariant Section" defined by the GFDL.
I think I did pay attention to this at that moment, thanks.
> The wording clearly is fuzzy enough to cause confusion, yet I think
> that the gist of the resolution is clear: requiring cover texts of "A
> GNU manual" and "You are free to copy and modify this GNU Manual." on
> mass-printed copies (never mind that the GPL, in contrast, does not
> even make mass-printing feasible), as spelled out by the GNU project
> maintainer guidelines at
>e-Notices> will make Debian consider the documentation non-free and act
I guess that not being able to rename or remove "A GNU Manual" makes
impossible to make a derivative manual.
> Those two sentences are all that it takes to declare the documentation
> of every GNU project following the GNU maintainer guidelines
> unsuitable for Debian main.
This is right. I just realized that. I guess the future SFDL will exist
to avoid such issues.