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Re: GFDL and cover texts

Le mardi 07 août 2007 à 10:48 -0500, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso a écrit :
> But we can't modify the COPYING file in a source tarball, and that's
> ok. Why isn't a cover text like "a GNU manual" also acceptable?

IIRC, we also accepted invariant stuff in code comments.

Cover texts are *functional* invariants. They restrict what you can do
with the documentation. The reference card issue should be enough in
itself to demonstrate this has real implications.

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