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Mahesh T. Pai wrote:

> Glenn Maynard said on Thu, May 06, 2004 at 11:38:56PM -0400,:
>  > He modifies the existing essay  to express his own opinion, renames
>  > it and  makes it clear  that it's his  opinion and not that  of the
>  > FSF, and releases  it.  You then read it, and  get a different idea
>  > of freedom.
>  > 
>  > I don't think this is a problem.
> GFDL requires change of title of a modified document. And also
> addition of names of authors of the modifications.
Which are basically fine.

It also requires that all Invariant Sections be retained unmodified under
the same names;
And it doesn't allow you to modify Invariant Sections at all without
separate permission.

>  > it seems like an attempt, through licensing, to prevent people from
>  > expressing  competing  philosophies.   That  goal  feels  extremely
>  > non-free.
> 1. GFDL does  not prevent what you think it prevents.
Um, yes, it does.

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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