Re: Another issue with GFDL ?
Shame on me, just forget this message.
It's all written in
On Tue, Jan 24, 2006 at 07:21:48PM +0100, Mike Hommey <email@example.com> wrote:
> I don't think I've seen that discussed somewhere (but I could be wrong),
> but I noticed terms in the GFDL that makes most distributed Debian CDs
> not following the license.
> 3. COPYING IN QUANTITY
> If you publish printed copies (or copies in media that commonly have
> printed covers) of the Document, numbering more than 100, and the
> Document's license notice requires Cover Texts, you must enclose the
> copies in covers that carry, clearly and legibly, all these Cover
> Texts: Front-Cover Texts on the front cover, and Back-Cover Texts on
> the back cover.
> The words that change everything are indeed "or copies in media that
> commonly have printed covers". As i understand it, CDs which include
> GFDL documents with Cover Texts would need to add all the cover texts of
> all the GFDL documents on the CD cover.
> The text following this paragraph adds some flexibility on the text you
> can write and not write, but you still have to put at least some of the
> cover text on the CD cover, and the rest on "adjacent pages"
> Or maybe I'm just overreacting.