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

Barak Pearlmutter <bap@cs.unm.edu> writes:

>  - Get O'Rielly to send us, in writing, signed, a simple unambiguous
>    statement that assures us that their conditions for distribution of
>    this document conforms with the DFSG, and that any interpretation
>    of their written license terms, no matter how faithful to the text
>    they might seem, which disagrees with this, are incorrect.

No, that's no good.  The reason is that we don't want to subject our
standards to the judgement of some later court.  We want to be
*explicit* about what is permitted and not merely implicit.

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