[FM Discuss] james Vasile

adam hyde adam at flossmanuals.net
Wed Jul 2 14:19:34 PDT 2008

James works for the free software law center in NYC alongside Eben
Moglen, Lawrence Lessig (Eb 'n larry ;)


According to James it is fine to use the GPL for documentation. I didn't
ask what the deal is about images, but I imagine that issue would also
exist for Software. 

James wrote a bit about it in the Hacker Visions blog -

I tried to convince him to dump the FDL...hehe, ah....maybe one glass of
rosé too far... ;)


On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 23:10 +0200, Elisa wrote:
> Adam,
> I know you not have much time right now, but i post a question i have to you, 
> to not forget this question.
> Do you have discuss with James Vasile about the licence of Floss Manuals ? GPL 
> vs GFDL ? 
> It's just to know because I have a good discussion about this with a french 
> who have study this point and he explain me how the GFDL is not easy for 
> documentation with images.
> But if discuss, this point can be develop in the blog. I have see your text in 
> the main website. It's good to know your position. And i got the same.
Adam Hyde
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