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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 22:40:08 +1000
Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 11:46:43AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Speaking of the GFDL, only those documents released under the GNU FDL
> > are non-free that make use of invariant sections for anything else
> > than its license, right?
> I believe various folks have quibbles with other sections of the GFDL too;
> such as the inability to place GFDL'ed docs under DMCA-ish "technological
> protection measures" (which can variously be interpreted as DVD region
> coding or crypto).

"quibbling"? Just so people have a reminder:

    You may not use technical measures to obstruct or control the
    reading or further copying of the copies you make or distribute.

The FSF folk have acknowledged that this is an honest bug in the
license, in that it's far too broad and disallows anybody from storing
any copies they make in any manner which prevents others from accessing

"quibbling" is kind of derogatory.

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	   After a while, you realise the pig is enjoying it.

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