[scribus] the docs license
wmstrome at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 12 21:22:50 UTC 2012
I have looked at this issue before. I cannot understand why you do not try to change the documents license to Creative Commons. While the GPL is fine for Free Open Source Software (FOSS), in my opinion, it is far too onerous for documentation. In particular, it requires a full copy of the GPL to be included whereas CC only requires a link to the website. Including the full GPL for a 300 page book is fine, but for a 10-30 page tutorial, this is ridiculous!!!
Even if a complete rewrite of the documentation were to be required (and I may be able to help with the English version if that is desired), I really think you should get away from the GPL.
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