Re: A possible GFDL compromise
On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>Richard Stallman wrote:
>> You have mistaken the objection. There is no reason to think it would
>> be a small fractional increase, especially since little parts of
>> manuals--single paragraphs even--are useful reusable bits just in the
>> way that single functions of Lisp are.
>>Reusing a single paragraph is fair use--you don't need to follow the
>As has been previously pointed out, fair use is far from a universal
Berne Convention, art. 10 par. 1
>Within the United Kingdom, it doesn't exist,
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, art. 32.
>and copying a single paragraph from a GFDLed work would require me
>to fulfil the license conditions.