FDL requirements for original author

Stefano Spinucci virgo977virgo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 13:41:26 UTC 2008

On 2/5/08, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> [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:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfedit
> If people can see it, they can copy and change it.

A side note: PDF is set to become the ISO 32000


Stefano Spinucci

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