[scribus] Get Started with Scribus: Licence (Was: Re: Stuck)

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Nov 3 20:57:00 CET 2008

Maciej Hanski wrote:
> Murray Strome wrote:
>>> I also suggest that you try the more recent tutorial posted at:
>>> http://www.oliveroot.net/Scribus/Getting_Started_With_Scribus_2008/
>>> The tutorial is available in OpenOffice format, in either 'Letter' or
>>> 'A4'.
>>> There is also a zip file which contains all the files used in the making of the
>>> tutorial.
>>> The tutorial takes you through the steps of creating an 8 page fictitious
>>> magazine.
>> -----------------------------------
>> Hi Murray,
>> nice work, but wrong licence, which should be GNU FDL and not CC BY-SA.
>> Please see the header of "Get started with Scribus 2006"
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Get_Started_with_Scribus (right under
>> "Original author") and adapt your version asap.
>> best regards
>> Maciej
>> ----------------------------
>> Hi Maciej,
>> After considerable research
>> and discussion with the original author (Niyam Bhushan) and the original
>> author of the new version (Nigel Ridley), we decided that CC BY-SA was a
>> more suitable license. Niyam Bhushan agreed to re-release his original
>> document under the CC-BY-SA license, so that the revised version could
>> be released under it. 
> --cut--
> That's a good start but Nigel Ridley's version doesn't build upon
> the original Niyam's version, but our extended and refurbished version
> on the Scribus Wiki (this is clearly stated in the introduction to your
> OpenOffice document), which has been released under GNU FDL. So there
> are some more people to be asked for approval, see this list for details:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Get_Started_With_Scribus:Contributors
> Luckily, these are only four people: Gregory Pittman, Christoph Schäfer,
> Ludi Maciel and myself. You've got my approval to switching to cc by-sa,
> the others are members of this mailing list, so there should be no
> problem finding them.
Fine with me. I don't really feel I have so much ownership of the tutorial.


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