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Voila! A compromise!
- To: Richard Stallman <>
- Subject: Voila! A compromise!
- From: Poet/Joshua Drake <>
- Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2000 22:54:36 -0700 (PDT)
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- Resent-Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2000 03:11:08 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <Fx8h0B.A.0EF.CV9g5@murphy>
Is there anyone who has a problem with this?
On Sun, 30 Jul 2000, Richard Stallman wrote:
> 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
>I think that segregating the existing non-free documents would be a
>very good idea. You could continue to distribute them, but those
>of us for whom they are unacceptable would be able to shun them.
>Meanwhile, it would give new contributors a very clear message
>to make their work free.
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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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