Re: Revised LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL)
Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Scripsit Walter Landry <email@example.com>
>> That's good, but only if you're able to modify the Base Format. It is
>> easy to imagine scenarios where you are able to modify individual
>> files, but not the validation mechanism.
> Could you please imagine one? Remember to include in your imagined
> scenario that the unmodified Base Format will have a documented option
> to turn off validation.
Sure: I take the Base Format and make a functional change to it,
removing the option to turn off validation. Now I distribute this
under your draft LPPL.
The freeness of a license should be as divorced as possible from
accidents of implementation.
Brian T. Sniffen firstname.lastname@example.org