Re: GPL - "specifying" the preferred form for modification
Nathanael Nerode <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> The GPL very deliberately does not specify
>> the preferred form for modification, and authors shouldn't do so (at
>> least not in a legally-binding way or an attempt to "interpret" the GPL).
> Right. I think there is no harm in saying "My preferred form for modification
> is the texinfo source", as long as it is *not* a legally-binding change. We
> have suggested such things to make things clearer for people who are
> uncomfortable and fearful about the use of the phrase "source code" for
> documentation, so as indicate that it is a meaningful phrase. We do not want
> such statements to act as a restriction.
Yes, it was in this sense that I suggested this addition.
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