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Re: GNU FDL (was Re: Bug#141561: gnu-standards: Non-free software in main)

Le Lundi 8 Avril 2002 05:08, David Starner a écrit :
> On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 10:26:48PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > So the FDL is a free license because it's inconvenient for it to be
> > > not?
> >
> > No, they're saying that a vast majority of programs which are widely
> > considered free by our community are using this license.  Thus, the
> > onus is on you to put forth a real argument for why it's not free.
> Um, it fails section 3 (Modifications permitted) of the DFSG? A
> strictly literal reading of the DFSG clearly prohibits Invariant
> Sections. Any body claiming that the FDL (with Invariant Sections) is
> free is basically proposing a change in the DFSG, or at least the
> readings or scope thereof. I'd say the onus is on the people who want
> to change the status quo.

DFSG stand for "Debian Free Software Guidelines". IMHO we ave to create a 
DFDG, "Debian Free Documentation Guidelines".


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