Advocating FDL University-courses

Joerg Schilling schilling at
Tue Jul 16 12:35:06 UTC 2002

>From: Tomasz Wegrzanowski <taw at>

>On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 06:49:06AM +0200, Wouter Vanden Hove wrote:
>> Currently, I'm in debate with some professors trying to convince them to
>> release their syllabus under the FDL. But appearantly they are then
>> required to do a lot of extra work creating an online version (which
>> doesn't exist now), a work worsened by the fact that they use Microsoft
>> Word and don't know HTML? Am I seeing this wrong?

>Microsoft Word format is completely ok as transparent copy.
>You can use it with many Open Source word processors and other

There is no "Microsoft Word format", here is a bunch of different formats.
Some of them are more or less decoded by free software.


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