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Re: A possible GFDL compromise: a proposal

MJ Ray <markj@cloaked.freeserve.co.uk> a tapoté :

> On 2003-09-22 11:21:35 +0100 Mathieu Roy <yeupou@gnu.org> wrote:
> > The FSF always has been about computing, way before Debian even
> > exists.
> The FSF apparently claims that it is only concerned with program
> freedom.

And documentation.

Basically the other things sitting a computer are not part of the OS.

My girlfriend photography sitting on my computer is not free
software. That's not something I think important to be shared.

> >> and that is possibly how most LL supporters will know the word.
> >> From what you say, "logiciel" appears fine for their purpose.  >
> >> > It is already very hard to promote the Logiciel Libre in
> >> France. I > > think that emcumbering it with your view described
> >> at the end of this > > message would not be helpful at all.
> That view is not a requirement for support of free software.

I agree.
> > Your argument against the GFDL invariant section applies to texts
> > in a non-software form. So basically, your point of view is not
> > specifically computing related.
> This does not invalidate the reasoning for the software form.  I
> believe that it can be generalised, but it is not necessary to believe
> that.

I think it's necessary to believe that. Why typing a text on a
computer should change the freedom given? A free software code printed
on a paper should be free software, even if it's not "software"...

> [I advocate free works in all media] > This view clearly have an
> influence on your usage of the word software > in the Debian case.
> Like hell.  My school computing lessons have a larger influence.

In this debate, I mean.

Mathieu Roy
  Not a native english speaker: 

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