Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)
Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> En réponse à Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>:
> > > Do you have to display the invariant section as well. It is
> > > legal just embedding the invariant section without displaying
> > > it?
> > You've got to be kidding. For one thing, who wants to jump through
> > that hoop. For another, that would likely knowingly circumventing
> > the license.
> I did not understand your explaination (English speaking issue I guess).
For example, you display a paragraph of text in a menu and include the
pages of the Invariant section in compliance with the license. Fine.
But then you make the font of the Invariant section invisible. You
included it anyway, so are you okay? No, because you used a mechanism
to effectively get around (circumvent) the license requirements.
Even if it were allowed, forcing that on developers makes it non-free.