Maurice Diamantin wrote:
- how about ConTeXt future (why it is not open source?)
Well, ConTeXt is regarded as opensource. The last time I read the licence it looked pretty free. In how far do you think should ConTeXt become more "open source"? BSD licence without advertising clause? LGPL?
Note that teTeX comes with this licence statement by Thomas Esser ("doc/context/base/LICENSE.teTeX"):
"I have taken great care to ensure that teTeX is free software. When speaking about free software, I always refer to the definition of the Free Software Foundation, given as http://www.fsf.org/philosophy/free-sw.html.
To my understanding, ConTeXt with the mreadme.pdf-license already classifies as free software (as defined by the FSF). To be 100% sure of this fact, I hereby make ConTeXt free software "by definition" by adding the following clause to ConTeXt's license:
If ConTeXt is not free software by the license in mreadme.pdf, the following terms replace the licence for ConTeXt given in mreadme.pdf: This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.[...]"
- which/where is the reference documentation (don't reply with some recursive answer!)
Hmm, the problem is that the documentation is* notoriously outdated and incomplete. But I think the "ConTeXt - the manual" is rather good though incomplete.
- how many euro poeple would pay for a reference ConTeXt book?
You mean a printed version of the revised/enhanced "ConTeXt - a manual"?
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