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Re: Question about GFDL licensed works

On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 12:05:57AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le dimanche 12 février 2006 à 09:22 -0600, Manoj Srivastava a écrit :
> >         Am I in violation of the License merely by unpacking make or
> >  by doing an "tla get" on my machine? If I am, why is this free -- I
> >  can't even unpack the sources " with no Invariant Sections, with no
> >  Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts" on my SELinux
> >  running Linux machine without breaking the law.
> > 
> >         If people who sponsored the second amendment can explain to me
> >  why something that prevents me from using SELinux when all I am doing
> >  is unpack and copy make sources is deemed free, I would be, err,
> >  grateful.
> Don't be so stubborn. This could be easily worked around by making GFDL
> works depend on a package containing a rootkit. This way, their
> installation would always comply with the license.

Or another popular argument these days, "not being allowed to put a password
on your machine is just a practical problem, which doesn't make the license

Glenn Maynard

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