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Re: Boilerplate License Revision Proposal
- To: Richard Stallman <>
- Subject: Re: Boilerplate License Revision Proposal
- From: Poet/Joshua Drake <>
- Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 19:29:12 -0700 (PDT)
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- Resent-Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 23:32:36 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <LAXqO.A.gQD.Beme5@murphy>
Yes it would, but I leave that to the authors. It is the authors ultimate
responsibility to decide the extent of their agreement with "free".
On Sat, 22 Jul 2000, Richard Stallman wrote:
>The GFDL will be used in the future for all GNU manuals, and for some
>commercial free manuals. Using the GFDL for LDP manuals will make it
>possible to move text between these manuals, much as using the GPL for
>software makes it possible to move code between programs.
>So I suggest that people choose the GFDL rather than the GPL for
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<COMPANY>CommandPrompt - http://www.commandprompt.com </COMPANY>
<PROJECT>OpenDocs, LLC. - http://www.opendocs.org </PROJECT>
<PROJECT>LinuxPorts - http://www.linuxports.com </PROJECT>
<WEBMASTER>LDP - http://www.linuxdoc.org </WEBMASTER>
Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.
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