Re: RFC about copyrights and right package section for W3C docs.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 10:01:55PM +0200, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> > It isn't. But the DFSG don't state that every bit of a package must be
> > modifiable, either. I take it that every functional part must be
> > modifyable at least.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 05:21:41PM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> "(3) The license must allow modifications and derived works . . ."
> No qualifications on modifications here. 4 is the patch clause, which
> makes no qualifactions on what can be modified, just how, except for
> name or version changes. It doesn't let you restrict what can be
> modified, and it only applies to source code.
On the other hand, licenses themselves are not subject to being licensed,
thus DFSG requirements don't refer to the bogus concept of a license
about a license.