Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 04:18:22PM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> as the GFDL. The parenthetical is false. The GPL does not require
> that it be included in the distributed work, merely with the
> distributed work.
I don't think this is a very meaningful distinction, for the context I
Given that the GPL applies only when a notice is contained in the work,
and given that you must keep that notice intact, ... well you still have
the notice (or notices), which you must leave intact, that's still --
in the fully general sense that some people seem to want to use --
a restriction on modifications to the work.
However, it is true that my presentation of the idea was too simplistic..