Re: GFDL definition of "Modified Version"
Joe Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From section 1 of the GFDL:
> A "Modified Version" of the Document means any work
> containing the Document or a portion of it, either copied
> verbatim, or with modifications and/or translated into
> another language.
> Would emacs20_20.7-13.1_i386.deb fit the definition of "Modified Version"
> above? It is clearly a copyrightable work, and it contains the Document
> (usr/share/emacs/20.7/etc/GNU for example) copied verbatim.
> If so, section 4 of the GFDL requires that work (the Modified Version ~= the
> work containing the document or a portion of it) to be distributed under
> "precisely this license".
> Debian can not distribute GNU emacs under the GFDL, can it?
No, but that's called bundling of separate works.