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Re: License policy proposal



Hello,

I agree with this.

Joshua Drake



On Sat, 9 Sep 2000 guylhemlistes@ifrance.com wrote:

> Project for the new license policy of the LDP :
>
> - accept free document (i.e. released under either GFDL or OPL -A 
>-B)
>
> - accept other document with a proheminent "non free" tag section 
>if
>   the authors accept an agreement indicating :
>    - they currently allow "non commercial redistribution"
>    - they do not include any advertisement at all, in any format
>    - they do not include more that 200 chars. of what could be
>      considered as "self promotion"
>	* "If you would like me to write something for you I will for a
>	fee."
>	-> Ok
>
>	* "Come check out our GREAT technical writing capability!!! I'm
>	the best"
>	-> NO WAY !!!
>
>    - they do allow to be re-released under either GFDL or OPL -A -
>B for
>      maintainance/updates/enhancement reasons when the 
>author(s) :
>	- decides not to update it any longer
>	- declare the document unmaintained
>	- can not be reached any longer
>	- releases a new and updated copy of the document/book
>	  distributed under a non commercial license
>
>	If a document goes longer than 12 months without at a            
>minimum maintanence/release, it will be considered unmaintained.
>
>	The obvious exception to this, is that if the document covers a
>	specific software version. For example, many people still run
>	Postgres 6.4.2, but 6.4.2 is over a year old.
>
> 
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