Re: Gnus Manual License
Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 04 Oct 2006 23:09:15 +0200, David Kastrup <email@example.com> said:
>> Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.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