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Re: The Curious Case Of The Mountainous Molehill

Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 01:42:44PM -0700, Hubert Chan wrote:
>> 3a only says that a binary has to be *accompanied* with the source code.
>> Hence it can be on a separate medium.  So you can distribute your 1KB
>> chip, stapled to a CD-ROM that contains the source, and still comply
>> with the terms of the GPL.
> you can do the same with GFDL documents. e.g. the stupid coffee cup
> example so popular with you zealots - if you can't fit the invariant
> sections on the cup itself, then print it on paper and include it in the
> box. "problem" solved.

Of course you can distribute it.  What you cannot do is *modify* it in
a particular way (or rather, any way at all).  The DFSG requires the
right to *modify*.


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