Re: Legal questions about some GNU Emacs files
On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 02:23:40PM -0700, Alex Romosan wrote:
> WHY-FREE is not documentation! it is a manifesto in which rms expounds
> on his views on free software. it's _his_ opinion and as such it
> should not be altered. this doesn't make it non-free.
> this thread is getting weirder and weirder...
If I can't change it, it's non-free.
There's nothing "weird" about this simple, fundamental concept.
(The topic of what non-free things should be allowed in Debian has been
under discussion; nobody really disputes that unmodifiable licenses should
be, but there's no consensus yet on things like manifestos.)