Re: Is the GNU FDL a DFSG-free license?
On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> But here you talked not about discrimination against using
>>the copies of manual, but about discrimination against creating
>>specific types of derivative works. This may be reasonable, but
>>please note, that in _this_ sense, many of debian/main packages is
>>also non-free. Because they not contain (needed) specific
>>permissions to create any derivative works which is not computer
>>programs or literary works.
>This still fails - as a result of the use of invariant sections, I
>am unable to use content from one piece of documentation in another
>piece of documentation under the same license under certain
>circumstances. I'm not aware that this is true of anything we
>regard as DFSG Free.
License incompatability is not an unusual thing for the free