Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 05:15:12PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> It is a factual accuracy that my derivate is "a GNU manual".
The key word here seems to be "is".
Your derivative would *contain* a part of a gnu manual.
> It is a factual accuracy that FSF makes money by selling hardcopies of
> my derivate.
I'd call this hypothetical. And, tangential.
> > You can create a derived copy of the work which eliminates the
> > content you don't want, and wrap the remainder in the required cover
> > and include that as a chapter or appendix in some other manual.
> No. Cover texts has to go on the cover.
Of the GFDL licensed component, not on the work as a whole.
And, as I said in the message you were responding to, while the GFDL
approach is unwieldy, it's less so than a "patches only" license could be.