Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 09:57:28PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Of course, if I make a derivation that includes code for which I do
> not have copyright, I will need the copyright holder's permission to
> distribut the result under the GPL.
> However, that is completely different from the GPL not allowing me to
> make the modifications in the first place.
That's not what I was addressing.
I was addressing the assertion that the GPL allows any functional
modifications -- that needn't be the case when the functions are