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Re: Documentation for lwip-hurd


From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Documentation for lwip-hurd
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:33:22 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

Hello,

It seems this was never answered?

Jasine Babu, le mar. 16 avril 2019 12:14:22 +0530, a ecrit:
> Please guide us on where to mention that this is distributed freely. Is there 
> a
> standard text that needs to be inserted in the web-page?

We usually use GFDL 1.2+ for our wiki pages. One just needs to add

“
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no
Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts.
”

to express it.

> Is it okay to also mention our institute name somewhere in the page, though 
> the
> licensing is free?

Sure! A free licence doesn't mean there is no copyright, on the contrary
:)

Samuel

> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 1:40 AM Joshua Branson <[1]address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>     Sooraj Tom <[2]address@hidden> writes:
> 
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > I have been developing documentation for the hurd port of lwIP. So far,
>     it has brief
>     > descriptions about all functions, the starting up of the translator and
>     the journey of a
>     > packet. We are now planning to add overview for the files and details
>     about function
>     > parameters.
>     >
>     > The wiki is temporarily hosted at [3]http://lwip-hurd-doc.herokuapp.com.
>     Please check
>     > it out and let me know if you have any comments or suggestions.
> 
>     If you are willing to put this under a free license, then I could
>     probably put it on the official hurd wiki.
> 
>     >
>     > Thank you.
>     >
>     > Regards,
>     > Sooraj Tom <[4]address@hidden>
>     > Computer Science and Engg.
>     > Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
>     > Palakkad
>     >
> 
>     --
>     Joshua Branson
>     Sent from Emacs and Gnus
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Jasine Babu
> Assistant Professor
> Dept of Computer Science and Engineering
> Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
> 
> 
> References:
> 
> [1] mailto:address@hidden
> [2] mailto:address@hidden
> [3] http://lwip-hurd-doc.herokuapp.com/
> [4] mailto:address@hidden

-- 
Samuel
`When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows", people just stare at
you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, *for free*".'
(By Linus Torvalds)



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