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Re: removing the "draft" from the DDP policy

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> 1) The GNU FDL does not satisfy the DFSG even if there are no Invariant
> Sections or Cover Texts.

     A few minutes earlier Branden Robinson wrote:

> > Why not to use the GNU FDL:
> > http://home.twcny.rr.com/nerode/neroden/fdl.html
> Wow.  Most Apropos Sig Ever.  :)
> I like that document.  Everyone concerned about the GNU FDL issue should
> read it.

     The referenced above, says, in part,

| If you use the GFDL but don't use Invariant Sections or Cover Texts,
| and don't include an "Acknowledgements" or "Dedications" section, this
| is free. But a later person, modifying your work, can still add
| them. Accordingly, the GFDL fails to be a "copyleft": later authors
| can convert your free manual into a manual encumbered with Invariant
| Sections.

     Will the real Branden please stand up?


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