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

On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 09:52:26AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > a 'patch' in the first run is also an extension to the original source;
> > only an interpreter (in most cases, /usr/bin/patch) makes a 'change' from it.
> Right, but the point is that the binary does not include the relevant
> bits at all.  By contrast, the GFDL requires that the "binary package"
> continue to have the invariant section in its entirety.

but it does not tell things like 'you shall not add anything that contradicts 
the invariant section', so you can always change the _meaning_ of the document
by adding things like 'section FOO is bullshit'.

c u

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