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Re: License policy proposal
I agree with this.
On Sat, 9 Sep 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> Project for the new license policy of the LDP :
> - accept free document (i.e. released under either GFDL or OPL -A
> - accept other document with a proheminent "non free" tag section
> 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
> -> 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 -
> maintainance/updates/enhancement reasons when the
> - 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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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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