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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>  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