Re: license change for POSIX manpages
* Josh Triplett:
> Agreed. "In the text" could imply "right next to where you differ from
> the standard", which would probably be unreasonable enough to be
> non-free. Without the "in the text", modifiers could simply add a
> blanket notice somewhere in the distributed work saying "this has been
> changed and may not match the POSIX standard", which is a reasonable
They probably want to avoid that someone puts the markers into an
(We could actually add the markers and provide a patched groff to hide
> One other issue: does "and the nroff source is included" mean that if I
> want to hand someone a printed copy of a manual page, I have to either
> print the nroff source or supply it on an attached disk? This seems
> onerous for physical distribution.
This is what happens if you apply the GPL to documentation, and it
seems to be considered acceptable.
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