[IAEP] It's a book!
sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Fri Dec 21 21:31:52 EST 2012
On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> Quoting Chris Leonard (2012-12-21 20:04:37)
> > On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Chris Leonard
> > <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 1:51 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Wauw - really exciting! And freely licensed!
> > >>
> > >> I am curious about sources for the book - are those freely and
> > >> openly available too? It seems you do not mention source location,
> > >> neither at the web page nor inside the PDF.
> > >
> > >
> > > By "sources for the book" are you talking about the book file itself
> > > or the example projects?
> Yes, I mean the book itself.
> I am involved in Debian, where we go by a principle that code and
> documentation must be Free not only in its "binary" (i.e. consumer) form
> but also its source.
> It is not satisfactory that some kind of "source" can be derived from
> the "binary" (e.g. reverse engineering, screen-scraping etc.) but that
> the preferred source format of the authors is made available.
> By no means to I mean to impose this principle must apply to this book.
> But I am curious _if_ it does apply, because then I have the opportunity
> of getting the book included with Debian, and that way also included
> with Skolelinux, which I am sure would be quite appreciated and used.
Yes its free and we would love to see the book and Etoys n Skolelinux.
The beauty of Etoys is all the source is available and you can look at it
and modify it right inside Etoys.
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