These are the latest additions to our list of mirrors:
Gerd Berget's report on The LDP is available for download from http://www.nyx.net/~sgjoen/rapport.pdf However, the document has not yet been translate to English.
In a discussion thread concerning modifiability of documentation and data, Rahul Sundaram commented that most people don't care about whether the source code is modifiable but that, that doesn't mean we say we don't care about Free or open source software. David Lawyer responded indicating that there is a difference between software and documents. David said "Software needs to be free since it's relatively hard to write it and much of it is reusable. But for documentation, the situation is a lot different. I've looked at a few of our old documents that are out-of-date and they mostly need to be entirely rewritten. This can be done even if the doc doesn't allow modification. Why? Because one uses the info in the obsolete doc plus information in other docs to write a new doc. Facts are not copyrighted." David was in favour of modifiable documents, but not as strongly as Rahul was. An interesting discussion ensued.
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