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From Robert Burrell Donkin <rdon...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Boom Microformat CSS file
Date Sat, 22 Sep 2007 14:34:02 GMT
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 10:00 -0400, Hiram Chirino wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The Camel module in ActiveMQ has started using parts of the Boom
> microformat to generate PDFs documentation.  The license headers on
> the file are:
> 
> /* Sample style sheet for boom!, the book microformat              */
> /* written  by Hakon Wium Lie and Bert Bos, November 2005          */
> /* You may reuse this style sheet for any purpose without any fees */
> 
> File is from:
> http://people.opera.com/howcome/2005/ala/boom.css
> 
> It looks like that is safe enough for us to re-distribute and update.
> Please let me know if you think there are any objections.  Also if we
> do update it should we also attach an ASL 2.0 header on it?

AFAICT this license specifically allows reuse but is silent on the issue
of creating derivative works. it is therefore not an open source
license. 

any chance of contacting the authors and seeing if they'd be willing to
open source it?

- robert

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