Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
Raul Miller wrote:
> Some licenses (the GPL is a good example) include requirements which
> are relevant to the copyright as a whole. In the case of the GFDL,
> however, it's not that specific.
You're just wrong here. It is that specific.
>From the GFDL:
A ``Modified Version'' of the Document means any work containing the
Document or a portion of it, either copied verbatim, or with
modifications and/or translated into another language.
>From later on in the GFDL:
You may copy and distribute a Modified Version of the Document under
the conditions of sections 2 and 3 above, provided that you release
the Modified Version under precisely this License, with the Modified
Version filling the role of the Document, thus licensing distribution
and modification of the Modified Version to whoever possesses a copy
of it. In addition, you must do these things in the Modified Version:
There are none so blind as those who will not see.