[thomas-P449/uttUdo at public.gmane.org: Teach Copyright Right! (fwd)]

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri May 29 00:19:52 UTC 2009

Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix -
<ompaul at eircom.net> writes:

> please licence this under the GDFL no invariant sections please

Why FDL? That seems excessively restrictive and cumbersome for a work
designed to be used in many different contexts, not just printed book
form. We want this work adapted for video, audio, and lots of other
formats; the printed-book-oriented restrictions in the FDL are poorly
suited for that.

I would strongly recommend against FDL for this work. Any of CC-BY-3.0,
CC-BY-SA-3.0, or even GPL-3.0 would be better.

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Ben Finney

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