[TOS] Conference Call - Monday Sept 14 - 15:00 UTC

adam hyde adam at flossmanuals.net
Mon Sep 14 10:35:08 UTC 2009

ok! thanks for this Ross. Maybe I was too grumpy. it might have been the
lack of good coffee in my house at the moment. i promise i will go now
and remedy this situation :)


On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 11:31 +0100, Ross Gardler wrote:
> 2009/9/14 adam hyde <adam at flossmanuals.net>:
> > On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 11:00 +0100, Ross Gardler wrote:
> >> Adam,
> >>
> >> These may not be technical issues but they are process issues. They
> >> need to be resolved before the University of Oxford (and anyone doing
> >> proper due diligence of IP) can contribute.
> >>
> >
> >
> > well then i appreciate if you would say that your org requires things to
> > happen in a certain order because of internal policy issues rather than
> > suggest that FM is blocking the way. from my perspective you were free
> > to write in FM from the day i set it up.
> Adam,
> At no point does my email say that it is FLOSSManuals that is blocking
> this work, I'm sorry if that is the impression you got. I am merely
> raising an issue that remains unresolved from before you joined this
> list and before we agreed to use the excellent FLOSSManuals platform.
> For the record, people should re-read my original mail replacing the
> occurrence of "FLOSSManuals" with  "current work", no meaning is lost
> and any potential confusion should be removed.
> To make it easy for you here is the single sentence that mentions
> FLOSSManuals with this change applied:
> "a) licence on current work does not reflect licence agreed by
> community (and is a licence not recommended for text by its own
>  authors http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#WhyNotGPLForManuals)"
> Thank you for offering the use of FLOSSManuals for this work. I think
> it is a great framework within which to do our work, but a technical
> framework does not protect and manage the copyright in the work, it
> can only provide the necessary tools to do so. It is copyright law
> that enables FOSS to remain FOSS, we should not be confusing good
> tools with good IP management.
> Ross
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