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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Re: Future of jadetex (Was: First OpenSourceDocumentation Summit at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention

On Wednesday, July 26, 2000, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> was heard to say:
> | Camille =?iso-8859-1?Q?B=E9gnis?= writes:
> | 
> |  > >From what I heard O'Reilly uses non-free tools. Which one BTW?
> | 
> | Framemaker, I believe. O'Reilly books are not free either, by the
> | way. 
> Some are. TDG is free "sortof". For the next edition, I hope we can
> get a slightly more standard open source license for it.

As I understand it, Pearson is working on an open content book license
too.  I imagine it should be out by the end of the year, if not sooner.
I'm not sure exactly how "free" it will be, but it's at least a step in
the right direction.


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