FDL again, was: My concerns about GPLv3 process

Ben Finney ben at benfinney.id.au
Fri Feb 10 23:40:24 UTC 2006

On 11-Feb-2006, Ben Finney wrote:
> It's prefectly feasible to take code and put it into a manual, or to
> take text from a manual and put it into code. I believe it is a
> freedom demanded by the four basic freedoms. Licensing the manual
> incompatibly with the license of the code prevents this.

Actually, this isn't a problem caused by the *incompatibility* of the
FDL against the GPL; it's a problem caused by the restrictions on
redistribution in the FDL, regardless of the license of the code.

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Ben Finney <ben at benfinney.id.au>
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