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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [Dev] [consensus][due: 2016-06-13]: New version fo

From: Riley Baird
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [Dev] [consensus][due: 2016-06-13]: New version for Parabola Social Contract
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:24:13 +1000

On Sat, 18 Jun 2016 14:00:39 -0400
Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

> [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider    ]]]
> [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,     ]]]
> [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]]
>   > "In 4.0, you must indicate if you modified the material and retain an
>   > indication of previous modifications. In 3.0 and earlier license
>   > versions, the indication of changes is only required if you create a
>   > derivative."
> This small change may be an improvement, but it doesn't really change
> the situation.  I think it is correct to publish statements of views
> and testimony under a no-derivatives license.  Functional works (those
> designed to be used to do a practical job) must be free so that those
> who are using them practically have control over the job.  That reason
> does not apply to statements of opinion or testimony, or to art.

What if I want to express my opinion, which is 99% similar to yours?
Wouldn't it be easier for me to just use an essay that has already been
written, changing the parts that I disagree with?

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