Re: Proposed statement wrt GNU FDL
On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 02:40:29AM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> > It still contains an invariant section, though it's less severe than the
> > GFDL type, as it can be removed. I don't believe there's consensus that
> > invariant sections in general are okay as long as they can be removed,
> > though.
> It's nothing special created by the copyright license. Its the general
> rule that you aren't allowed to misrepresent other's beliefs, which is
> what carrying the Preamble to your modified license (especially the
> first two paragraphs), without the FSF's permission, would be.
I can change most of that text all I want, and as long as I don't claim the
resulting text is the FSF's beliefs, I'm not misrepresenting anything.
The only thing stopping me from doing that is the FSF's copyright.