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Re: A possible GFDL compromise



On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 12:21:05AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 11:54:15PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > It fails the dissident test. The dissidents would not be able to
> > exchange copies of the covered work in encrypted emails (which they
> > might have every reason to want to, if the work contains information
> > that the secret police does not want people to know).
> 
> Hmm, good point.  I think I at some point got in my mind what I thought they
> were trying to do, and confused it with what they actually do.

Stop thinking about what the FSF is *trying* to do.  Read the text of
the license as written and consider its implications.

It will not always be the FSF enforcing the terms of this license.

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