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Re: a DFSG/GNU FDL quick reference webpage

On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 18:37:37 +0000 (UTC)
Dylan Thurston <dpt@math.harvard.edu> wrote:
> On 2003-09-27, Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
> >> I have occasionally received requests in private mail for some links
> >> to a document "summarizing Debian's position" on the GNU FDL as it
> >> relates to the DFSG.
> >
> > 	I think we need to have a position statement, issued under the
> >  Debian constitution section  4.1.5.
> > ...
> > 	Please visit
> > <URL:http://people.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/Position_Statement.xhtml>
> >
> > 	Any comments, feedback, suggested wording, and proof reading
> >  appreciated. 
> I'm not sure going point-by-point through the text of the license is
> the best way to proceed; I feel like the main point gets a little
> lost.  For instance, the DRM issues, which RMS has said the FSF will
> address (eventually), happen to come up first, while I feel the heart
> of the disagreement is over the invariant sections.  At least, I would
> have some executive summary at the beginning.

I asked Manoj about this myself, and the ensuing discussion basically
resulted in "let's be as complete as possible now - it can be
reorganised for specific audiences later."

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