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Re: GR proposal: GFDL with no Invariant Sections is free



On Mon, 30 Jan 2006 16:34:25 -0500 Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> "olive" <olive.lin@versateladsl.be> wrote:
> >  I personnaly think that Debian would do better to defend free
> >  software if 
> there were in accordance to the FSF.
> 
> I personally think that the FSF would do much, much better at
> defending free  software if they operated in accordance with Debian. 
> Debian-legal has proved  better at guaranteeing the FSF's 'four
> freedoms' in practice than RMS, what  with the GFDL and all.
> 
> Let's face it: the FSF didn't create a full free-software system. 
> Debian did.   The FSF didn't even create the majority of the GNU
> project tools.  Volunteers  did, and many of them *disagree* with the
> FSF leadership.  Discussions of the  merits of FSF policy are
> forbidden on FSF mailing lists, with the exception  of a few which
> appear to go to /dev/null.
> 
> The FSF is, bizarrely, a top-down autocratic organization, with all
> the flaws  that implies.  Debian isn't, with all the benefits and
> flaws that implies.

Agreed entirely.
It's sad, but true...

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