[scribus] 1.4.2 and Fedora 18

"Christoph Schäfer" christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Sun Feb 24 06:59:05 UTC 2013

> Hi Ale
> > 
> > it's about setting some clear rules and sticking to it.
> our rules have not changed.
> > 
> > 
> > p.s.: in the specific case, being a teacher i can assume that i can use
> > the documentation provided by a free linux distribution for every
> > meaningful use, provided i mention where i took the resources and use
> > the least liberal of the (compatible among each other!) licenses.
> > what can i do if one resources forbids creating an epub, the other pdfs
> > and the third one distributing printed copies?
> You need to do that anyway. One distro does not guarantee all licenses are
> the same. Each free
> license has different terms.
> For your teaching purposes, you can use the Scribus docs, no problem, as
> long as you aren't making a
> printed book from the docs for reasons other than for teaching and selling
> it with the aim of making
> profit without feeding any of the money back to the authors/Scribus. Using
> it for teaching Scribus
> is fine.
> Craig

And, I might add, it's not only about money. Contributing back to the project can also result in a permission to let others earn money from a printed version of the docs. This needs to be decided on a case-by-case basis.


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