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Re: A possible GFDL compromise

On Sun, 2003-08-24 at 14:44, Fedor Zuev wrote:
> 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
> >accompanying documentation.
> >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.

Thankfully I don't know anyone else advocating the GFDL who holds an
opinion this stupid. Also thankfully, you've hopefully guaranteed that
no one else involved in any side of this debate will take you seriously.
Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

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