david at usermode.org
Tue Aug 28 02:04:52 UTC 2001
On Monday 27 August 2001 08:37 am, Randy Kramer wrote:
> There are some other "open source" or "free" documentation licenses.
> One place to look is http://www.gnu.org/licenses/licenses.html#FDL.
> There is also something like an "open content" license somewhere. As
> usual, there is some contoversy about which licenses are free, etc.
The problem is, and what Greg was getting at, is that most of these licenses
themselves to not meet the Open Source definition (nor the Free Software
definition for that matter). In other words, the Open Content License is not
open and the GNU Free Documentation License is not free.
The ideal would be to have the documentation and software fall under the same
license, but all too often the author has differing needs for the docs and
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