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Re: Boilerplate License Revision Proposal

jdd wrote:
> Le lun, 24 jui 2000, Poet/Joshua Drake a écrit :
> > We are not talking about somebody who is working for RedHat working on the
> > Gnome project. It is easy to get paid to write software. It is not so easy
> > to get paid to write documentation.
> don't dream. It's completely impossible to get paid for a HOWTO of  a
> handfull pages.
> I thnik the HOWTO are valuable as a hole, not one by one and should all
> have the same licence. Only hystorical reasons make this difficult.

Yes. The LDP really needs to be a coherent project, not a collection of
a thousand separate projects.

This *doesn't* mean all documents have to have exactly the same license.
But, they must be compatible with each other, and with the goals of the
project. A single HOWTO that is excessively restricted -- and in my view
restricted printing rights is over the line -- restricts the entire

David C. Merrill, Ph.D.

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