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Re: GFDL v2 draft 1 analysis [long]

On Sat, 16 Dec 2006 11:33:53 +1100 Ben Finney wrote:

> Francesco Poli <frx@firenze.linux.it> writes:
> > On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 12:18:35 +1100 Ben Finney wrote:
> > > I recommend the more precise:
> > >    "Allows redistribution under non-free terms"
> >
> > I agree that this is more precise, but a tagline should be useful to
> > classify reported issues
> You're referring to "tagline" here and elsewhere; what do you define
> such a thing to be, and why must it be so short?

Well, I am not an English native speaker, so maybe the word "tagline" is
not the best choice.
Nonetheless, I saw this word used here and there and I thought that the
meaning was "a line [of text] used as a label", since "tag" (also) means

Anyway, what I meant was that, when I submit comments to the FSF
consulation system, I structure titles as follows

  tagline: brief explanation

where tagline is a short label that identifies the kind of comment.
I've been doing so since GPLv3draft2 and I think that it's a good way to
make classification easier...

I hope this clarifies.

But it is also tradition that times *must* and always
do change, my friend.   -- from _Coming to America_
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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