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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)

Jaime E . Villate <villate@debian.org> wrote:

> On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 02:33:19AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 09:21:13PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > I would point out that the FSF has rewritten its views as well.  For
> > > example, I protested that the FSF's acceptance of invariant sections
> > > contradicted its own reasing in the "why free manuals are important"
> > > document; the result was that the FSF changed the document.
> > 
> > Do you have the previous version of the document?
> > 
> > I'd like to prepare a word diff of the old and new versions, and
> > preserve it for posterity.
> You can easily do that using the viewcvs interface to www.gnu.org
>    http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/?cvsroot=www.gnu.org
> I've failed to find the document "why free manuals are important" that
> Thomas Bushnell refers. Can he point out in viewcvs the two versions
> where the alleged change of the document occurred and some prove of
> the correlation with his protest?

Well, that document is free-doc.html, so:


CVS begins Feb 13 2001.  The first version is pretty much the same as
the first. Did this happens before 2001?

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