xLFS Book Licenses

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 11:04:46 PDT 2006

M.Canales.es wrote:
> El Martes, 22 de Agosto de 2006 06:13, Bruce Dubbs escribió:
>> He and Ryan are proposing the Open Publication License,
>> http://www.opencontent.org/openpub, for all the books.  I've looked at
>> it and it seems to meet the standards of having a recognized license and
>> protecting the books.  If it is the community's decision, I have no
>> problem with using this in BLFS.  
> OPL looks fine to me for the textual part of the books.
> But as you said below, the code (both the code embedded into the books, the 
> XSL code, extra scripts inside the SVN trees used to process the book 
> sources, bootscripts, Udev rules, etc) should use a different license. IMHO a 
> BSD-based one could be the best.
> About jhalfs, it uses GPL from the beginning and I would to change it to the 
> same decided for book's code, If that can be done and don't will cause 
> conflicts with the included menu and lxdialog files that are under GPL.

I don't see a problem with leaving jhalfs under the GPL.

  -- Bruce

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