FDL again, was: My concerns about GPLv3 process
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Thu Feb 23 11:20:15 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 00:01 +0100, Eneko Lacunza wrote:
> You also don't comment my first paragraph about the problems with
Dedications can't be Invariants.
> > > > Why does FSF have two distinct opinions about the adequate level of
> > > > freedom for manuals and for software?
> > > > Because they are different. It is that simple.
> > > > http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-doc.html
> > >
> > > But the 4 freedoms do not change, it does not matter wheter it is
> > > software or not.
> > Oh really? Let's see...
> > Theory: 4 software freedoms are the same for books
> > If Theory is true then you can "run" a book for "an
> > purpose" (software freedom 0) since it is a software freedom.
> > But since you can't "run" books, then you can't exercise one of
> > the four freedoms.
> > Hence, the 4 software freedoms are not the same for books.
> > Q.E.D.
> I do not understand "Q.E.D.". For the other part, if you understand
> "run" as "read", which I think is quite appropiate, it works.
But "read" is not "run" (freedom 0) but "study" (freedom 1).
> I respect you to not want the text you've written be modified, no
> matter the contents, but then it is NOT FREE.
Passing yourself for me is not allowed by law. So I think your confusing
a math text book I write with an invariant section where I say how I can
have X or Y levels of orgasm with the theories of a certain researcher.
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