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Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

Walter Landry <wlandry@ucsd.edu> a tapoté :

> Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org> wrote:
> > Beside from that, what is your problem with GFDLed documentation
> > without any invariant parts?
> > 
> > (apart from the DRM issue which do not seems to be on purpose
> > problematic - and so which can be fixed, if the problem is confirmed)
> There is also the definition of transparent forms.  I can't distribute
> GFDL'd documents I write in Openoffice or LyX.

The fact that you cannot write GFDLed document with OpenOffice or LyX
(which are not at all in a preferred form for modification) does not
make documentation GFDLed that others persons wrote, in the preferred
form for modification, non-free.

If you write a GFDLed document with OpenOffice, you must provide along
with the OpenOffice version another version, in a preferred form for
modification. It's an obligation you accept to follow when you decide
to license under the GFDL a documentation.

But we're not about to list the reasons why some persons may or may
not choose the GFDL, are we?

Mathieu Roy
  Not a native english speaker: 

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