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Re: GFDL and cover texts

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Jordi_Guti=E9rrez_Hermoso?= <jordigh@gmail.com> wrote:
> The position statement and the vote all conflate invariant sections
> with cover texts and dedications as if exactly the same arguments
> against invariant sections applied to a cover text like "a gnu
> manual". Why are three words enough to make thousands upon thousands
> of words nonfree?

They are a similar problem to invariant sections (can prevent
distribution in some cases) but of a smaller scale and scope.

I struggled to understand this aspect until the pickle-passing example:
which I summarised in

Hope that helps,
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