[aspectc-user] could AspectC++ documentation be made free?

Antonio S. de A. Terceiro asaterceiro at inf.ufrgs.br
Sat Feb 12 16:05:47 CET 2005

Daniel Lohmann escreveu isso aĆ­:
> AFAIK the documentation was never intended to be not free. The current 
> license issue seems to be more a kind of oversight, we are going to 
> change this. Of course we have to ask all contributers first, but I 
> don't expect any problems. Thanks a lot for pointing out this!


> >Yet, if it can be free, I'd suggest to distribute only the LyX inputs
> >together with the sources, since the PDF's can be genereated from them,
> >or even distribute it in HTML instead of PDF.
> > 
> >
> HTML is currently not an option (poor formatting, printing, full-text 
> search capabilities). As many users don't have a running LyX or even TeX 
> installation (Solaris, Windows,  MacOS...), it also makes sense to 
> include the PDF versions.

OK, also.

> (I personally don't like the idea of having to *build* documentation at 
> all. It is too often an annoying task because of  missing tools, 
> incompatible configurations and so on. IMHO PDF is just perfect.)

Yes, that a understandable position. I believe that users shouldn't
*have* to build the documentation, but they should *be able* to do that
with they want to. Anyway, distributing the PDF together with the LyX input
is fine.

Now what could be a bug report: the current sources tarball (0.9.1)
comes with all the PDF documents, except for the QuickRef, for which
comes only with the LyX input. Is this intentional?

Antonio S. de A. Terceiro <asaterceiro at inf.ufrgs.br>
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