Re: OpenBook (O'Reilly) packing or Debian
Ricardo Mones <email@example.com> writes:
> Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> For example:
>> has the GFDL appended to the book, but I see no explicit statement that
>> the book is actually under the GFDL and, if so, what if any invariant
>> sections there are. Without that information, it's impossible to tell if
>> the package can go in main or non-free.
> I think you choose a bad example :) in the same book, preface page ,
> one can read:
> | Appendix G is the copyright license under which this book is
> | published.
> and, "Appendix G" is linked to the GFDL.
>  http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/samba2/book/ch00.html
Ah, I missed that. But that still is broken. That is not a valid way of
applying the GFDL to a work. See the GFDL for more details, but basically
it omits statements about whether there are Invariant Sections,
Front-Cover Texts, or Back-Cover Texts, which we would need to know.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>