Re: Question about translating and editing gpl document.
"john skofot" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Is this in violation of the gpl?
No, IMHO it's one of the typical uses of the freedoms the GPL explicitly
> Is he allowed to remove chapters and misleadingly change the title?
If he has changed the document to contain more up-to-date information,
wouldn't it be misleading to *keep* the title?
> All without and against my concensus.
That's not very friendly, but friendliness is not required by the GPL.
It's also how life is - most forks start with being not friendly, and
many finally-not-forks which get reintegrated start that way, too.
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