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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GFDL with Invariant Sections or other unmodifi

From: Michał 'rysiek' Woźniak
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GFDL with Invariant Sections or other unmodifiable parts. Was: Final Thesis: H-node
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 23:29:22 +0200
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Dnia niedziela, 19 maja 2013 o 22:11:06 Thomas Harding napisał(a):
> Le 19/05/2013 15:40, Michał 'rysiek' Woźniak a écrit :
> >>> How can we get the FSF to recognise this and so change the licence it
> >>> uses for its manuals to be a free one?
> >> 
> >> This is one historical point of disagreement between
> >> Debian(FSGuidelines)/FSF,
> >> and has been highly discussed. Unfortunately...
> >> 
> >> Sometimes opinions are not flexible: you should wait for a good
> >> circumstance.
> >> 
> >> This thread and issued document by Michal could emphasize the problem,
> >> but you're pleased to find a solution ;)
> > 
> > The solution is a reasoned debate with the FSF and GNU communities to try
> > and convince them why -ND/GNU Verbatim is not a good idea. ;)
> *Agree*.
> Unfortunately, any debate on what freedom is between persons which aims
> freedom will most likely turn into flamewars ;)

That's because such people feel strongly about these issues. But that's okay 
as long as we at least try to have a civil discussion. Sometimes it does work, 
trust me. :)

> Fortunately, that's immaterial. Just take a look at "Poum" on WikiPedia
> and see what divergences on implementations of an idea has caused... and how
> today could be different if nobody claimed for the only good one.
> Note at time capitalism is also turned into an ideology, it immediately
> fails too.
> Regarding history, the ideology is most often the problem. Humanity as
> capable of a reasoned debate is the next step of its evolution... I expect
> the last will never be reached. Or too late.

We are already capable of reasoned debate, we just don't take advantage of 
that often enough. That's laziness, not lack of ability.

Michał "rysiek" Woźniak

Fundacja Wolnego i Otwartego Oprogramowania

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