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Which license for a documentation?


I'm currently working on a correct debianisation of uC++ [1] with their
author. They already provide debian packages but they are not 100%
respecting Debian policies.

The author wrote a consistent manual for this software [2]. Currently the
"license" is not usable to be uploaded under Debian. It says:

"Permission is granted to make copies for personal or educational use"

They are ok to change the license of this document so that it can
be DFSG free.

Now the question is which one they should use. The problem of a
documentation license is not new and there is still some discussion
about the freeness of some of them.

My aim here is not to start a discussion about should these previous
license be free or not free. I just want to know if there is a list of
common license for documentation that are definitively known to be DFSG

Thanks in advance,

Matthieu Delahaye

[1] : http://plg.uwaterloo.ca/~usystem/uC++.html
[2] : ftp://plg.uwaterloo.ca/pub/uSystem/u++-5.0.ps.gz
It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion
that makes horse-races.
                -- Mark Twain, "Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar"

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