Re: Which license for a documentation?
MJ Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 2004-06-04 11:43:45 +0100 Matthieu Delahaye <email@example.com>
>> [...] I just want to know if there is a list of
>> common license for documentation that are definitively known to be
> I'm not sure about definitive, but generally most DFSG-free licences
> would work for any software and there are benefits from having your
> manuals under the same licence as your program.
> Related, is the following licence DFSG-free:
> "I grant permission to you to do any act with my work. Please ask me
> to link to mirrors. Please link to this site and credit the
> contributors. No warranty offered and no liability accepted."
Wordings like "please" don't seem to carry much legal value, so I
suppose it might even be GPL compatible, though I guess some would
frown upon the request for credit.
> ? Also, does it seem legally useful?
Ask a lawyer about that.