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Re: Boilerplate License Revision Proposal
On Sun, Jul 30, 2000 at 12:47:01AM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> The question for the LDP to decide, the question on which I am
> advocating a position, is whether the LDP will accept non-free
> documentation, and put its seal of approval on non-free documentation.
We can let the non-free doc in a different place and provide 2 lists
(free and non free) as an incentive to write free replacements.
> But there are some who wish to participate in the LDP, and if the
> LDP says "From now on we will only accept free documents", that will
> be enough to convince them.
Right, but we could also keep accepting non free docs under some minimal
criteria (opl a- b+) and putting them on lists.
> I think the LDP can contribute a lot more to filling the shortfall
> in free documentation if it adopts this policy.
We will see what we can do ; we are still discussing what should be
Once a consensus will be reached (IMHO really soon now) I will post a
sum up of the suggestions. If we all agree, we will adopt them, else we
will have to vote.
Guylhem P. Aznar http://www.linuxdoc.org
guylhem \@/ metalab.unc.edu http://www.iMedecin.com
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