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Re: A restrictive(?) LDP License

On Mon, Oct 04, 1999 at 05:45:50PM +1000, Terry Dawson wrote:
> Thirdly, I believe that the LDP license conditions *must* allow modification
> of the content. This shouldn't be a negotiable condition. Again, it's
> extremely difficult to edit/correct/publish a document that doesn't allow
> you to modify the text.

I also believe it should be added, but what can we do with current
documents ?

And to what extend should we allow modification of the content ?

(Hint : in DGPL you must acknowledge previous author, give a pointer to
his document and change the title of the document)

> Lastly, I think we need to be clear that transformations of documents into
> other media/formats/etc. is also allowed. I don't think the single sentence
> catch all allows that.

It isn't clear at all.

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