Re: Attribution-ShareAlike License
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 11:58:36 -0400, David B Harris <email@example.com> said:
>> On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 17:30:22 +0200
>> Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> John Goerzen <email@example.com> writes:
>>> > This license is from the Creative Commons at
>>> > http://creativecommons.org/license/results-one?license_code=by-sa&format=text
>>> > It is designed to apply to text or similar works (manuals, books,
>>> > music, etc.)
>>> > What do you think: DFSG free?
>>> It depends. If it is applied to, say, a PDF document, I wouldn't
>>> consider the result DFSG-free because PDF is not a format suitable
>>> for editing.
>> Are you being sarcastic, pointing out the vagueness of the terms?
>> Many people edit PDFs directly (myself included on occasion).
> As have I, but I have had to resort to using non free tools on
> a non free OS to do so. Are you aware of free software that would
> allow me to directly edit PDF files? If not, then Florian may have a
PDF files *are*, to some extent, editable as text. You probably won't
enjoy the experience, but they're not any worse than most
Brian T. Sniffen firstname.lastname@example.org