Documentation Licensing

David Miller justdave at
Thu May 6 04:34:02 UTC 2004

Barnboy wrote:

> So I did a lot of reading this evening regarding the potential non-freeness
> of the GFDL. From what I can tell, the argument centers around 'invariant
> sections'. When originally writing the Guide, I decided against using them,
> abd you'll note that the Bugzilla Guide has no invariant sections -- and
> thus remains truly free documentation.

Except that anyone can add an invariant section to their derived work, 
thus allowing it to become non-free.

Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System   

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