Re: Intent of package LDP
On 30 Nov 1998, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I think it is not DFSG-compliant, because of this:
> * Any translation or derivative work of Linux Installation and
> Getting Started must be approved by the author in writing before
> The funny thing is that later, it says "All source code in Linux
> Installation and Getting Started is placed under the GNU General Public
> License", which is incompatible with the fact that derivative works
> must be approved by the author. The GPL does not require this.
> So example code is under the GPL. This is different from the manuals
> themselves being under another license. Unless I misunderstand the
> situation, this makes sense to me.
Ah, I understand. I was thinking about the manuals in source form
i.e. the .sgml file.
Ok, but then the manuals themselves are not DFSG-compliant, are they?
[ Point 3. "Derived Works" would fail, since you have to ask
for permission ].
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