Re: [gtkmm] book: Including example code - a solution

On Fri, 2002-11-29 at 23:47, Morten Brix Pedersen wrote:
> Hi Murray,
> * Murray Cumming <murrayc t-online de> [2002-11-29 15:50:46]:
> > I have discovered XInclude, which can include example code in DocBook.
> > See the attached patch for an example.
> > 
> > So that problem is solved, but we will need to remove the LGPL license
> > comment blocks from the example code to avoid cluttering up the book.
> > Does anyone have an alternative solution?
> It might just be me being silly, but is there a good reason to why the
> *examples* are licensed under the LGPL? Why not just remove the license
> and make them public domain?

That's kind of what I'm thinking. Licensing example code is common
practice, however. But I'm not a lawyer (and I'm not interested in a big
vague discussion about it either).

Murray Cumming
murray usa net

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