GNU FDL changes

Alex Hudson home at
Wed Dec 5 22:55:28 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 23:48 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> And you can do exactly the same thing with a GFDL work.  For example,
> | A copy of the license is can be found at
> instead of:
> | A copy of the license is included in the section entitled ``GNU Free
> | Documentation License.''

The GFDL seems to prohibit that. Both verbatim and modified copies are
supposed to include a full copy of the actual license text, not just a
reference to it. See Sec. 2 para. 1 and Sec. 4 part H of the GFDL.

The Creative Commons license doesn't have a similar requirement; it
doesn't say that you need to include a copy of the actual license text
in order to distribute.



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