Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL
> > Perhaps there's some part of the GPL that gives this permission which
> > I've overlooked? If so, please quote this.
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 04:41:24PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> GPL section 2 grants the right to modify and redistribute modified versions
> (in source code form), under three conditions. (2a) and (2b) apply to all
> copies, private or not; but look at (2b).
You seem to have left out the text which is common to these three
This text says "...and copy and distribute such modifications or work
under the terms of Section 1 above..."
Section 1 says "...provided that you conspicuously and appropriately
publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice..."
The only basis I can see for saying that this doesn't require modified
copies be licensed appropriately involves a definition of "and" which
is peculiar to digital logic (as opposed to law or common english).