Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
Raul Miller wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 09:22:11PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> That's not my claim. You can provide some additional context indicating
> the temporal nature of the claim and your beliefs about the situation.
On the COVER? This is not practical. And it still doesn't deal with the
problem that my XCC manual just isn't "A GNU Manual".
Give a practical solution for the example given.
>> > > That is the only way to avoid putting the cover text in a context
>> > > where it is not literally false.
>> > And this, my friend, is an example of a lie.
>> Rubbish. The only context in which thne statement is not literally
>> false is the original context. Therefore the only way to avoid making
>> the statement into a lie is not th modify the context at all.
> Here's another example of how this sentence that bothers you so much
> can be made to be true: send the FSF $1 dollar for their permission to
> print the book.
> I maintain that this example is not necessary, that there are plenty of
> other ways of dealing with the issue.
You haven't come up with one.
>> However, I also claim that this
> example is sufficient to show that your "the only way" statement is false.
There are none so blind as those who will not see.