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Re: Modifying the GPL itself (was: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge)

On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 08:53:03PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Glenn Maynard <g_deb@zewt.org> wrote:
> >
> >> [2] E.g., Stallman doesn't think that the GPL itself should be free.
> > 
> > The GPL can be modified, as long as you remove the preamble and don't
> > call it the "GPL".  It's not DFSG-free, but it's close, and I suspect
> In that case I must've misinterpreted the first parragraph of the
> license text.  It says:
>  Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
>  of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
> Can you please show me how the last part of the sentence is restricted
> to the preamble?

Maybe he refers to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#ModifyGPL

 . Siggy

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