On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 18:37:37 +0000 (UTC) Dylan Thurston <email@example.com> wrote: > On 2003-09-27, Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.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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