Subject: Re: Apple's Common Documentation License
From: "Marc Rauw" <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 13:48:55 +0100

David Johnson wrote:
> The OSI does not approve documentation licenses, only software
> licenses. But I would use the CDL anyway. It fully follows the
> spirit of Open Source, and as you remarked, it is approved by the FSF.

Thanks for your feedback. Having read a number of 'open documentation'
licenses, I choose the CDL, because it seemed much more practical than e.g.
the GNU Free Documentation License. On the other hand, I remembered the
controversy over the 'other' Apple license, so I thought a small check over
here would be useful (which doesn't mean I don't trust the FSF... :).

Marc Rauw.

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