Re: Director's report

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Richard Stallman wrote:

> The FSF can publish books about GNOME.  

Thanks, I remember we discussed that possibility after 1.0.

> Unlike the commercial publishers, we do not pay royalties to authors, 
> but we sometimes do pay a salary to a writer.

The advantage of royalties for GNOME Foundation, of course, is the
ongoing revenue to help support events such as GUADEC and promote free
software on the desktop. The commercial publisher agrees to use the
GFDL.and offers wide retail distribution. 

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