Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 04:51:38PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> DFSG 3 states that "The license must allow modifications and derived
> If you read that as "some modifications and derived works",
> then there must be some qualification for which ones, and no such
> qualification is present in the DFSG.
You are correct that the DFSG does not exhaustively list all
But some qualifications are implied. Paragraphs 4 and 10 both indicate
that some qualifications must be allowed.
> If you read it as "all modifications and derived works", no such
> qualification is necessary.
Unfortunately, this reading conflicts with other parts of the DFSG.