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Re: A new practical problem with invariant sections?

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 09:44:33AM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
> Adam McKenna <adam@flounder.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 10:07:21AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> >> By contrast, if there is an invariant section written in Japanese, I
> >> cannot remove it, I cannot distribute a translation instead, I must
> >> instead simply not transmit the document *at all* if I am stuck with
> >> an ASCII-only medium.
> >
> > I guess you've never heard of UUENCODE.
> That won't help: If the device is not capable of uudecoding and
> displaying the resulting Japanese, the license requirement cannot be
> fulfilled. 

That's ridiculous.

The requirement is not that the sections must display on every device
imaginable anyway.  The requirement is that the sections are preserved when
the document is distributed.


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