Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal
Richard Stallman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> TeX allows us to make any changes we like provided we distribute the
> changed source as a patch file, and provided we change the name if the
> result doesn't pass the Trip test.
> Yes, but my point is that the original TeX source code must be
> included in the source distribution, and you cannot change it.
> This is not allowed for a GFDL manual, is it?
> The GFDL allows you to make any changes you like in the technical
> substance of the manual, just as the TeX license allows you to make
> any changes you like in the technical substance of TeX.
This is not true. There is no way for me to create a work of free
software which is a derivative work of the Emacs Manual.
Brian T. Sniffen email@example.com