FDL requirements for original author

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 12:53:04 UTC 2008

[whoops, meant to send to list]

On 05/02/2008, David Picón Álvarez <eleuteri at myrealbox.com> wrote:

> >   Clearly, I can't recommend to use a license and infringe it:  What
> > license would you recommend for those who like the FDL but are
> > unwilling to reveal their LaTeX sources?

> It depends on what is it you like about FDL. Perhaps a Creative Commons
> attribution, no-derives, would serve your purposes? No-derives since, hiding
> the source seems to be directed towards that aim, although I'm not sure why
> you don't want to expose your LaTeX, so can't say.

Note also that PDFs aren't all that uneditable. If you don't have a
copy of the full proprietary Adobe Acrobat, there's PDFedit, which is
currently pretty rough but looks promising:

If people can see it, they can copy and change it.

- d.

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