Re: [Fwd: Re: Bug#304316: section non-free/doc]
Michael K. Edwards <email@example.com> wrote:
> Legally, I can't modify a glibc API and then paste my revisions into
> the glibc documentation, because my changes truly are a work derived
> from GPL material and can't be amalgamated with GFDL material. I
> think this is an unacceptable situation, and that (in addition to
> other problems with the GFDL) Debian shouldn't distribute in main
> documents that can't legally be kept up to date with non-trivial
> modifications to the programs they describe.
This still doesn't appear to be a DFSG issue. Free licenses are not
required to be GPL compatible.
Matthew Garrett | firstname.lastname@example.org