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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: license
Date Fri, 08 Aug 1997 19:56:06 GMT
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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