Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 07:50:32PM +0900, Fedor Zuev wrote:
> According FDL, "You may not use technical measures to
> obstruct or control the reading or further copying of the _copies_
> _you_ _make_ _or_ _distribute_". You has no obligations regarding
> you own copy of document. You only cannot distribute document and
> limit access to it in the same time.
However, if you _make_ a copy by using the cp command on your own
system, you are subject to the rule you quoted, and you can't put it on
an encrypted filesystem. It's also possible to interpret _make_ to cover
a download initiated by you, since a new copy of the program is
certainly being made. These restrictions certainly seem non-Free to me.
- Jimmy Kaplowitz