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Re: A possible GFDL compromise



On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 16:54:53 -0500
Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:
> If "make or" were stricken, and perhaps some clarification added to
> ensure that secure transport channels between distributor and
> distributee were not a problem, this particular problem might go away.

I disagree, the wording is far too vague, even with that modification.
It opens distributors up to lawsuits that may very well be lost if they
do something like, say, distribute it in an archive format which has a
new type of (very effective) compression which may be publically
documented but isn't actually implemented anywhere other than the
distributor's own software.

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