[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Voila! A compromise!
On Sun, Jul 30, 2000 at 07:08:05AM -0400, Sandy Harris wrote:
> Poet/Joshua Drake wrote:
> > 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.
> > So,
> > Is there anyone who has a problem with this?
> Yes. The segregation, like the Howto/minHowto split, will complicate
> finding and indexing things. It also restricts authors, in my view
I don't think there's any reason not to have one big list in addition
to the segregated lists...
For the HTML indexes, this is trivial, and for the "filesystem version"
perhaps I could suggest symlinks (again)?
"What fun is it being 'cool' if you can't wear a sombrero?" -- Hobbes
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact email@example.com