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On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 04:32:46PM +0530, Mahesh T. Pai wrote:
> Several people in Debian (and outside it too) have other problems with
> the GFDL.  Such opinion typically  is that the GFDL  obstructs further
> copying  of the  copies you  *make*. These  people think  the  GFDL is
> written in English, which is a mistake.
> If you read the  GFDL in legalese, (and that is what  a court will do,
> if a dispute  arises), you will realise that the  GFDL does not oblige
> me to allow people access to a copy of a GFDL'd document I made for my
> use.   Therefore, I  am justified  in things  like using  an encrypted
> filesystem to store GFDL'd document.

Are you a lawyer, and does this constitute legal advice, such that if
you are proven wrong in a court of law, we can pass liability on to

If not, you can take that assertion and stick it.

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