FDL again, was: My concerns about GPLv3 process

Alfred M. Szmidt ams at gnu.org
Fri Feb 10 16:56:33 UTC 2006

   > It isn't that different, the four freedoms still apply.  The
   > difference is that the content isn't a functional work, [...]

   Have you read the FDL? The preamble starts:

Sorry for being unclear, I meant that a manual isn't in its whole a
functional work, and can contain non-functional parts, like an

   Note that it claims the FDL purpose is for functional work.

... with non-functional parts.

   > Because such restrictions make sense, you don't need the right to
   > modify my thoughts about why I wrote the book, or to whom I
   > dedicated the book. [...]

   Someone modifying your essay should not modify your thoughts!
   Please consult a mental health expert if you find it does!

Please consult a English teacher.

  [... more flame bait ...]

Are you really incapable of having a leavel headed discussion without
resorting to these kind of silly arguments? 

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