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Re: [Fwd: Re: Bug#304316: section non-free/doc]

Michael K. Edwards <m.k.edwards@gmail.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 | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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