A new license for documentation

Malcolm Bain mbain at menta.net
Mon Nov 15 12:37:24 UTC 2004

Michał Nazarewicz wrote:

>I want the license to:
>  A. be OSD compatible,
>  B. force derived works to be distributed under the same license (2.1.c),
>  C. allow combining with other documents (3.2).
>And I'm still thinking whether the license should:
>  D. allow using parts of the document in a open source software,
>  D.1. but not for not open source software (wouldn't that be against
>       OSD 6?),
>  E. force the modified version to have different title,
>  F. force keeping the no-warranty clauses (including it was suggestes by
>     the FSF).
Hope this is not too obvious, but it sounds like you are looking for 
something like the CreativeCommons Attribution-ShareAlike license (with 
maybe NoCommercial - making it non OSD compatible as far as I understand).
See at www.creativecommons.org

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