Re: There was never a chance of a "GFDL compromise"
On Mon, 22 Sep 2003 10:58:27 -0400
Richard Stallman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If the whole doc was DFSG free, I believe no Debian maintainer
> would remove the political statements one could find in it.
> Two people have just said they would remove any essay that cannot
> be modified.
Yes, because any such essay would not be DFSG free, and DFSG free-ness
is a prerequisite for inclusion of software in main. For the
political statements to remain, they would have to be both removable
*and* modifiable.  Which part of "If the whole doc was DFSG free" did
you fail to understand?
 As in "that which is not hardware", not just the programs therein.
 Okay, if they were fully modifiable, then removable kind of goes
without saying. The former is really just a subset of the latter, I