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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
> works".


> 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.


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