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- Subject: Re: Lua Cookbook
- From: Marc Balmer <marc@...>
- Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:55:57 +0100
Am 06.01.11 07:20, schrieb KHMan:
> On 1/6/2011 2:08 PM, Alexander Gladysh wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 09:19, Axel Kittenberger wrote:
>>>> Yes, free and online, that is correct. (That does not mean that it can
>>>> coexist with paid printed version as it is with ProGit, but, I
>>>> imagine, that to make printed and paid version possible, we would need
>>>> to overcome a lot of legal hassle.)
>>> How about simply asking all contributes to agree with CC-BY 3.0?
>>> (without SA and NC)
>>> This would open the way for any editor able to convince a publisher
>>> to print it.
>> That is the tempting idea.
>> However, I'm afraid of the angst that can arise among the contributors
>> if someone manages to publish the book and pocket the money.
>> Prospective contributors, please say your opinion.
> 2 cents. Sign copyright forms to give copyright control to Roberto & Co,
> since there is an entity already in place in the Lua source code
> license. Then if there is a book, proceeds will end up in support of Lua
> and the community. It's only a cookbook, this arrangement is a fair
> option and there is no ambiguity.
Just to make this clear: I will *never* assign my coprights to anyone.
I am fine with giving away the right to publish or so, but the
copyright should really be with the author.