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Re: GFDL Freeness and Cover Texts



On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 02:36:34AM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-05-04 at 17:29, MJ Ray wrote:
> 
> > Does the advertising clause restrict your ability to modify the original
> > work more than copyright law?
> 
> No, it restricts my ability to modify _other_ works, which, IMO, is far
> worse. Personally, I don't think the DFSG allows it, except by
> grandfathering it in (see, e.g., DSFG 9).

This is a very good argument.  I wish certain people would take the bugs
I filed in December 2001 more seriously.  :(

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     There's nothing an agnostic can't
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     do if he doesn't know whether he
branden@debian.org                 |     believes in it or not.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Graham Chapman

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