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Re: A possible GFDL compromise



On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 01:27:53PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> > > addresses the problems which affect all GFDL documents: the
> > > requirements for transparent formats, and the "anti-DMCA" clause (the
> > > ban on technical access control measures).  It also doesn't
> > 
> > That doesn't seem to me to be any more non-free than the GPL requiring
> > people that distribute binaries also distribute soures.
> 
> Nothing in the GPL indicates (at least TMK) that I can not provide the
> sources via some access control measure.

But you cannot make it such that the people that receive sources from you
are prevented from copying them.  GFDL seems to be doing the same to me.

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