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Re: Boilerplate License Revision Proposal

On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 08:23:40AM +0100, Jason Williams wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 01:07:57AM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > Each modification-restricted HOWTOs can turn into a problem for the
> > LDP.  What happens if the original author stops working on one, and
> > nobody else is allowed to update it?  They are also a major problem
> > for anyone who wants to make a 100% free GNU/Linux distribution, since
> > he has to find them and toss them out.
> Perhaps (and this is just a thought) this second problem could be solved
> by either maintaining a list of non-free documentation, or more drastically
> by keeping the non-free documentation in a separate section?

If you guys think it's ok, that would be the best idea :
 - non free : any license permitting that we redistribute freely the
   document (ex opl a+b)
 - ldp : gfdl or opl -a -b only

Guylhem P. Aznar                               http://www.linuxdoc.org
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