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Re: Amendment to GR on GFDL, and the changes to the Social Contract

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

> Jérôme Marant <jmarant@free.fr> writes:
>> Prior to GFDL, GNU Manuals used to have the same kinds of restrictions
>> like invariant sections but noone has ever battled for moving them
>> to non-free.  Then came GFDL and people suddenly decided to change
>> the "de facto" rules.  This is the kind of consistency I'm talking
>> about (whether invariant sections should be allowed or not). 
> Debian was mostly unaware of the existence of these invariant
> sections, and the problem had not been greatly discussed.

Do you mean people never read licenses before?

> I was aware of it, but at the time I still believed that the GFDL
> passed the DFSG.  

Prior to GFDL inception, you did not speak up about those invariant
section, didn't you?

Jérôme Marant

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