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simo simo.sorce at
Tue Sep 12 22:24:12 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 23:09 +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Alfred M. Szmidt <ams at ...> wrote:
> >    1. No support for FSF*'s non-free-software actions (FDL and so on)
> >
> > The GFDL has nothing to do with software, there is nothing non-free
> > software related with it, nor has it much to do with software.  It is
> > a decent free _documentation_ license.
> So, the Free *Software* Foundation should not be promoting it, if it has 
> nothing to do with software or free software.  I don't much mind which 
> way you want to argue it, but the FSF should not promote the FDL.
> I also disagree that it is a free documentation licence.  Documentation 
> with unnecessary uneditable adverts/propaganda which cannot be removed 
> are not free in most senses, and an immoral waste of paper when printed.

Can we stop with this regular bimonthly flame about the GFDL ?


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