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Re: For those who care about the GR

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:

>   Q1.1) Are GFDL licensed works without invariant texts non-free?
>    Well, according to the RM team, and some developers (full
>    disclosure: myself included), yes, they are, even if there is no
>    explicit infraction of specific portions of our guidelines.
>    The release team, a delegated body, has unequivocally stated that
>    the GFDL licensed works are non-free, with no codicils and riders
>    about absence of invariant clauses.
>    Absent any other action, I am, by my own analysis, and the actions
>    of the RM team, going to treat these works as non-free -- and this
>    impacts issue 2.
>         So, can the developers dispute this? Obviously, the developer
>  body can dispute any delegated action. 

And the consititution does not specifiy a supermajority requirement for
this case, while it specifically does so if the TC is overruled.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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