[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Gnus Manual License

Hubert Chan <hubert@uhoreg.ca> writes:

> On Wed, 04 Oct 2006 23:09:15 +0200, David Kastrup <dak@gnu.org> said:
>> Jérôme Marant <jerome@marant.org> writes:
>>> I guess that not being able to rename or remove "A GNU Manual" makes
>>> impossible to make a derivative manual.
>> Not at all.  It just places a requirement on the form a derivative
>> manual might take in the print.
> I cannot make a derivative manual that states on the cover that it
> is "A GNU Manual" when it is, in fact, NOT a GNU manual.

Since when?  The line is not "I am a GNU Manual, and whoever says
differently will get sued".

> The manual would make claims that are absolutely false, and which
> the license prevents anyone from removing.

You can easily say

A GNU Manual
Converted to a Microsoft share.

if you deem it necessary.  And this requirement becomes active only on
mass printed copies, anyway.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

Reply to: