Re: A possible GFDL compromise
On Sun, 24 Aug 2003, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>At a cost. While I understand the desire for the invariant
>sections, it can be wondered what freedom is most desirable: the
>freedom to run, study, redistribute and improve for everyone, or
>the freedom to run, study, redistribute and improve for only those
>that agree with your philosophy, and will not remove it from any
>If people disagree with what you say, you should not prohibit them
>from doing so. You're still a well-known person who can reasonably
>assume that what you write or say will not go unnoticed. Even if
>it's removed from one distribution of a manual.
I cannot see any connection between disagreement with anyone
opinion, and the right to censor somebody else's opinion, so
angrily demanded by you.
But, since these demands and these sophisms repeated only on
this list only in the last several days several times already, I
should conclude, that FSF was completely right, when included
counter-censorship measures in its license.