Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)
Branden Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 09:53:25PM -0400, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > The GNU FDL does many other things, but you raised the issue of
> > invariant sections, so my response focused on that issue.
> Just so you know, the Debian Project is also concerned about:
> 1) Cover Texts
> 2) Acknowledgements and Dedications sections, which share the same
> problem as Invariant Sections
> 3) the restrictions on copying in quantity; would similar restrictions
> on copying of software be Free, in your view?
> 4) the restriction that "You may not use technical measures to obstruct
> or control the reading or further copying of the copies you make or
5) The artificial distinction between opaque and transparent copies.
For example, a document licensed under the GFDL can not be converted
to use the Lyx or Openoffice format.