Open Source Content License (OSCL) - Other/Miscellaneous licenses

Rick Moen rick at
Sat Apr 19 04:41:31 UTC 2008

Quoting John Cowan (cowan at

> The GPL is really obnoxious for printed books.  You wind up having to
> distribute the book on CD, either on demand for three years, or else
> bound into the book.  That adds quite a bit to the cost of binding.

Really?  GPLv2 in 8-point type is, IIRC, only about 3 pages
single-spaced -- ~3000 words.  Not sure about V3.

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