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Re: A possible GFDL compromise

Fedor Zuev <fedor@earth.crust.irk.ru> writes

> >How about a license which allowed off-topic code (say, a 'hangman'
> >game in the 'ls' program) which must be present unmodified in
> >source code of all derived versions, and must be invoked (perhaps
> >through a command-line option)  by every derived program?

> It almost certainly affect the normal use of program  and
> will be unacceptable because of this, not because of mere existence
> of such code.

How does ls --hangman bringing up a hangman program affect the normal
use of the program more then a large manifesto affect the normal use
of the manual? If you don't know that ls --hangman brings up a hangman
program and don't look at the code, you'll never know it's there, unlike
a manifest, which is always hanging in your face, appearing in searches,
and driving up the cost of printed versions.

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