[cfi-en] Printing restriction -- should move to non-free ?
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I got a bug report about the copyright for cfi-en (#144033). The
english translation has this paragraph:
2. At the moment it is not permissible to mass-distribute the book
in printed form without my prior permission. If you want to print a
large run of this book I'm sure I wont have a problem with it, but
I'm afraid I need to retain control over this process.
which is a bit ironic, considering the title. FYI, this part does not
exist in the original swedish text, which is in the public domain.
Does the no-printing clause make it non-DFSG free? I'm afraid so, but
I would like your comments before having it moved to non-free.
More FYI: The text also says
I don't know if any publisher wants to release this book in print,
but I leave this as a possibility. If I haven't received an offer
within a year or so, I'll release this book under public domain,
which means that it will always be free of copyright. Until then,
the following applies to this material:
I made the first .deb on Fri, 18 May 2001, so that year has probably
gone, but I'm not shure. Anyway, there is no new version on the
Mikael Hedin, MSc +46 (0)980 79176
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