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

Re: Suggestion to maintainers of GFDL docs

* Mark Rafn (dagon@dagon.net) wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, iain d broadfoot wrote:
> > but that allows MSWord docs, since i can edit them with Abiword, OOo
> > etc... 
> > 
> > maybe request a plain text version alongside any other formats? or
> > 
> > "must be editable with free software and must be saved in a Free format?"
> I'm not sure where this requirement is coming from.  It goes quite a bit 
> further than the GPL requires for software.  "The source code for a work 
> means the preferred form of the work for making modifications to it"

it's not a requirement by any means, just a clarification of the
author's desires.


wh33, y1p33 3tc.

"If sharing a thing in no way diminishes it, it is not rightly owned if it is
not shared." -St. Augustine

Reply to: