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