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Re: linuxdoc.org: copyright and Manifesto


I don't think we should "favor" any license/copyright. We should only have
a set of conditions that any document that is part of the LDP must meet.
Beyond that any author should be free to do what he/she/it wishes in
regards to their document.


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On Sun, 19 Sep 1999, Guylhem Aznar wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 18, 1999 at 07:41:26AM -0700, {poet} wrote:
> > Personally I still think it is stupid that we allow LICENSING of 
> > documentation. The GPL is not a documentation license. People have 
> > stated that it will work for documentation, this may be true but it is
> > still a little backwards..
> We asked RMS to write a DGPL, it will be ready in a near future.
> I think we should prefer it to any other license.
> However, each author would be free to choose any other license, we could
> just recommand DGPL.
> -- 
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