Re: Licenses for DebConf6
On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 16:21:46 +0100, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> said:
> On Nov 13, Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Case in point: Thanks to Colin Walter's liberal licensing of his
>> Debian packaging talk, I was able to give my local Linux users
>> group an excellent introduction to Debian (with full attribution,
>> of course); a non-free license would have been an obstacle.
> Can you explain exactly how a CC copyleft-like license would have
> been an obstacle?
Because it is being incorporated in a larger work: My
presentation accompanies a HOWTO, and has various scripts and example
code to elucidate the point. I have been able to incorporate parts
Colin's presentation into mine, and accompany that with
documentations, scripts, examples, and at some point the whole shal
be packaged; by the seed of it was the presentation, and now
something has grown up around it.
America: born free and taxed to death.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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