It's not a formal vote. If someone has an objection to the proposed
copyright wording change, for a good reason, we certainly need to
discuss it and come to an agreement.


On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 9:24 PM, Tom Davies <> wrote:
> Hi :)
> +1
> from a lurker.
> I don't get a vote as i don't contribute to or do any work in the team
> itself, also i'm not a member of TDF.  Also i'm not sure if this is a
> formal vote or if a "proposal" needs a "seconder" but if it is and if
> it does then i would if i could.
> Regards from
> Tom :)
> On 25 January 2014 23:28, Jean Weber <> wrote:
>> As I mentioned in an earlier note, I have been looking into getting
>> our user guides sold through Amazon
>> and other venues, now that Lulu is not charging a fee for this.
>> In order for our books to qualify, some minor changes are required to
>> the files sent to Lulu. These changes do not need to be made to PDFs
>> we distribute ourselves, but I would recommend we make the changes
>> there too.
>> For distribution through Amazon etc, the front cover of the book must
>> include the name of the author of the book, and that name must match
>> the name given in the copyright statement and in the metadata we
>> provide to Lulu.
>> I have been listing "LibreOffice Documentation Team" as the author in
>> the metadata, and I propose to change the copyright statement in each
>> book to read:
>> "This document is Copyright © 2014 by the LibreOffice Documentation
>> Team. Contributors are listed below. You may distribute or modify it
>> under the terms of either the GNU General Public License
>> (, version 3 or later, or the
>> Creative Commons Attribution License
>> (, version 3.0 or later."
>> I, or Klaus-Jürgen or someone, need to add "LibreOffice Documentation
>> Team" to the front cover design for v4.2, at least for the cover
>> provided to Lulu.
>> --Jean

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