[ZDP] Re: Editing

Michel Pelletier [email protected]
Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:56:56 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Kamon Ayeva wrote:

> Hi all,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Amos Latteier" <[email protected]>
> To: "Tom Deprez" <[email protected]>
> Cc: <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>;
> <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 1:12 AM
> Subject: Re: Editing
> > Tom Deprez wrote:
> > > First forgive me for sending this email to your private email address.
> I'm
> > > sorry, but I didn't knew a better way to contact everybody of the
> project.
> > > (I could visit the fishbowl project, but I wasn't sure if it is still
> > > monitored).
> >
> > I think we should use the zdg list for communication. If that's no good
> > then we can use a SF mailing.
> >
> I think Amos meant ZDP list (?)
> It's a good idea.

He did.

> I already sent Chapter 1 that Will edited and uploaded (Installation.stx or
> Installing.stx). Will and I will continue working on it and I hope we reach
> a good first draft in 2 weeks maximum. I also started working on the 2nd
> chapter and I will try to also have it readable for the same time. So Tom,
> you will be able to start reviewing the first chapters shortly.
> I hope the book will eventually be published. The GNU license seems good but
> does publishers generally like it ?

I would guess not, and I can't guarantee my employers will
like it either.  I'm for the OPL, it's short and simple, and doesn't try
to make a political statement.  The GFDL is long and complex; possibly
hard for non-english speakers to understand.  Does it have any of the
"viral" nature that the GPL is generally considered to have?