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Re: Draft summary of Creative Commons 2.0 licenses (version 3)



On Sat, 2 Apr 2005 20:13:09 -0500 Glenn Maynard wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 12:43:35AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
[...]
> > No-one has posted a good definition
> > of documentation which doesn't include some programs, for
> > example.

Agreed.

> 
> ... and nobody has posted solid rationale explaining why Debian
> *should* permit restrictions on documentation that it does not permit
> for programs, even if such a boundary can be unambiguously drawn. 
> ("The FSF's documentation has such restrictions, so we should allow
> them" is not "solid rationale"; it's merely an agenda.)

Agreed entirely.

> 
> > I think that inability is because it's not possible,
> > but I might be proved wrong.
> 
> The fact that some software is both program and documentation (eg.
> PostScript) seems to be simple proof that you're right.  :)  You can't
> draw a strict boundary between overlapping sets.

Indeed.


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