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Re: GFDL freedoms

On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 09:21:42AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 05:34:51PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > duplicated, or a blanket grant to include anything in main. As best we
> > know so far, there is no useful point between these (unmodifiable or
> > unredistributable documents are not considered useful).
> I disagree. Standards documents, even if unmodifiable, are useful.

A specification that cannot be updated is not 'useful', it's 'disaster
waiting to happen'. Suddenly when you want to add ipv6 support, you
find that you have to throw the specification away and write a new one
from scratch.

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