[Dev] [consensus][due: 2016-06-13]: New version for Parabola Social Contract

Bruno Cichon ebrasca.ebrasca at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 13:49:07 GMT 2016

I can't accept exclude GNU or RMS.
Because of GNU / RMS come libre software.
Parabola is GNU/Linux-libre.

On 16/06/16 03:28, Tiberiu-Cezar Tehnoetic wrote:
> On 06/15/2016 11:24 PM, Richard Stallman wrote:
>>   > 2.  **Parabola is Free Culture**: All documentation and cultural works
>>   >     included in products of the Parabola project are [Free
>>   > Culture](http://freedomdefined.org/Definition),
>> I will fetch that page now, but if I remember right, it restates the
>> GNU definition of free, except not limited to software.
>> The GFDL allows invariant sections and cover texts because they
>> are consistent with that definition.  They affect labeling of the
>> manual, not the manual contents.
> Three years ago we had a similar discussion at Ceata, a foundation for
> free software and free culture based in Romania, and we have decided to
> treat works licensed under GFDL with invariant sections and works of
> opinion on free software licensed under CC BY-ND as acceptable
> exceptions in our free software and free culture projects (including
> translations), along with free software and free culture license texts.
> We have decided to do so because these exceptions help advancing the
> free software movement, and we know most companies and people in the
> open source camp are happy to delete GNU from free software names and
> GNU philosophy paragraphs included with the software documentation, or
> even worse, twist RMS' words.
> Also, at Ceata we believe we need more urgently software freedom than
> culture freedom and hardware freedom.
> But in the end, it is up to Parabola to decide.
> Tiberiu
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