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Re: GFDL Freeness and Cover Texts

Sam Hartman <hartmans@debian.org> wrote:
> >>>>> "Henning" == Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:
>     Henning> Scripsit "Michael D. Crawford" <crawford@goingware.com>
>     >> I don't have any invariant sections in any of them, but each of
>     >> them specifies a brief back cover text:
>     >> Is that a problem?
>     Henning> My impression of the consensus that is shaping up is that
>     Henning> we're likely to consider *any* cover text as a
>     Henning> problem. The one you use does not seem to be particularly
>     Henning> obnoxious in itself, but it would be confusing and
>     Henning> unmanageable to use that kind of judgements for including
>     Henning> some docs and rejecting others.
> How is this any worse than an advertizing clause or a requirement to
> make a statement in supporting documentation?  We consider both of
> those free.

It can be misleading or wrong, and you'll never be able to take it

Walter Landry

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