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Re: Proposed statement wrt GNU FDL

Scripsit "Joe Moore" <joemoore@iegrec.org>
> Henning Makholm said:

> > No, we just said that license text are sufficiently non-software-like to
> > enjoy an exception.

> I think the key reason (that licenses are acceptable invariant texts) is
> that the license text is a legal agreement between _you_ and the
> _copyright holder_.
> That is why the license texts must be "invariant".

But as we've found out now, the part of the GPL that is actually
invariant is the preamble, which has no legal content...

Henning Makholm         "Nemo enim fere saltat sobrius, nisi forte insanit."

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