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Re: license requirements for a book to be in free section



On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 02:52:22PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Would they protest if someone bound hardcopies of the book together
> with (say) the GCC manual in a single volume, and sold such volumes
> for profit?

Regarding this point,
  I just received a mail from O'Reilly and they change their minds and
told me that they are no longer concerned about the medium but they like
a condition that explicitely allow commercialization "as a component of
an aggregate distribution containing material from several other
sources".

Obviously other kind of non commercial distribution are allowed.

IMO this "literally" solve the DFSG problem, I don't know if this solve
the same problem from a legal point of view.

Cheers.

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