David Lawyer proposed modifying both the LDP Boilerplate License and the Manifesto for the purpose of allowing modification to documents in all cases where the author can't be located. David, initiating the discussion, said, "While I support the right of an author (in some cases) to not allow modification without the author's consent, what about the case where the document needs revision and author can't be located? I think our manifesto needs to be changed to require that any license must allow modification if the author can't be located after searching on the Internet." He said that a no-modify option to The LDP's Boilerplate License be included with it, to be effective only if the author selects this option: Modification would be prohibited unless the author can't be located. Furthermore, while LDP would permit this option we would not encourage it as is currently stated in the manifesto: "It is not required that the documents be modifiable, but it is encouraged." Further, people had comments on David's proposal. The archive thread is http://lists.tldp.org/index.cgi?1:sss:9369:200506:ajdblngbheknbbnkmcla
In case you have been seeing 404 errors from our mirrors, please check that things are all set right now. After the move of our data to another diskset, some things had been forgotten, and the rsync server configuration was out of date, but not anymore.
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