GTK+ Documentation Licence
I'm astounded. You want writers to assign copyright on GTK+
documentation to a commercial organisation (Red Hat) ? It will
eventually be owned by IBM and any intellectual property rights will be
transferred. IBM is not as benign.
What about all of the other documentation projects that offer variations
of the GPL ? DDP, LDP, OPL all serve to protect the users rights.
Users are free to make copies. The producer does no work for the extra
copy so should need no payment; this applies to documentation as well as
I'm a writer, I would never assign copyright to a commercial
organisation unless they pay me. To suggest I should work on FSF based
documentation, assign the copyright and not get paid for it is
You're wrong and should change this policy immediately.