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Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org> wrote:
> Walter Landry <wlandry@ucsd.edu> a tapoté :
> > Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org> wrote:
> > > Name one.
> > > (Note that when you speak of the freedom brought by the GFDL, you
> > > cannot consider that the invariant option is surely used)
> > 
> > The old LPPL.
> I would say that the LPPL is not equal. Because it requires you to
> change the name of the files you modify and that's a direct problem
> when using LaTeX. It's not just like carrying a text in some place
> while you are not forced to read it, it "falls directly within that
> overall subject" (LaTeX usage).

One of the claims that the LaTeX people made was that it wasn't all
that big of a burden.  They acknowledged that it was annoying, but did
not consider it a fatal defect.  Much like the FSF position on
invariant sections.

Walter Landry

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