Re: after a long thread and a clarification with O'Reilly ...
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 05:10:39PM +0100, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 04:55:01PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > O'Reilly wants that each copy of the book contains these notes.
> > The web site is maintained by O'Reilly and I can't force them to modify
> > the content of the web site, if they don't do so one can't distribute
> > the book dowloaded from the web site without written permission but one
> > can distribute the book obtained from debian package.
> But the content of the debian package is obtained from the website.
> (IIRC the source of the book is not available).
> The copyright notice of the debian package is related to what has
> been downloaded isn't? No matter the printed version has the notice
> or not.
No, the way it is obtained is not important, from the time the notice is
added, then it applies.
That said, if you now get the stuff from the debian package, the note applies.
Oreilly can well choose to make the book available under different licences if
you are getting it from the debian package and from their web site (and also
from the CD included in the book).