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From sameer <sam...@c2.net>
Subject Re: license
Date Sun, 10 Aug 1997 00:22:02 GMT
	A license should be worded 'Please apply for permission to use
in a commercial app' then?
	THat seems reaosnable to add. COmments from the rest?

> Well my only concern is fly-by-nights trying to make a quick buck.  I have
> no problem with Stronghold incorporating some of the material.
> 
> Dean
> 
> On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, sameer wrote:
> 
> > 	So this brings up some issues. The SH docs right now include
> > some text from the apache docs, but most of it is a rewrite. If you
> > restrict the new docs for a commercial use then does commercial
> > documentation have to be a clean room effort?
> > 
> > > No better way to screw up discussions than to mention licensing.  I don't
> > > think the code license is appropriate for high quality documentation.  Our
> > > current manual, while extensive, is not "book ready".  But it's possible
> > > that this project would produce something which is book ready.  We do not
> > > want someone to be able to print it and reap profits off our work... 
> > > unlike software which is high overhead (nobody would buy from a
> > > fly-by-night, they look for support, etc.), books don't usually come with
> > > support contracts. 
> > > 
> > > Just food for thought.  The documentation must be free, but it could have
> > > commercial restrictions added to it.
> > > 
> > > Dean
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
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