Re: Summary: Is Open Publication License v1.0 compatible?, was Re: GPL+ for docs
On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 01:56:11PM +0100, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> > - The person who makes any modifications must be identified, which
> > violates the dissident test.
> Hmm, a question about this: Wouldn't make this the GPL DFSG-nonfree? It states
> "You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating
> that you changed the files and the date of any change."
> Or does this not imply that I have to give my name, too? Have I only to
> state the fact _that_ I changed the files?
You don't have to identify yourself. You must only note that
you've changed the files, and the date of the change. This is typically
done by including a ChangeLog with the software, by which you do not
have to use your real name.