[PLUG] FOSS Documentary

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 17 10:52:36 PDT 2008


Raseel Bhagat wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Roshan <d_rosh2001 at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> 
>> There are two of them that come to my mind:
>>
>> 1. Revolution OS - Order the DVD!
>> 2. The Code Linux - Finnish movie (with english and (finnish?) languages)
>>
>> Note, you have to take prior permission from the director of the movie to
>> showcase Revolution OS to a 'public' audience. Revolution OS doesn't fall
>> under a Open / GPL-like license for that media. Or for that matter, it even
>> doesn't come under a Creative Commons license.
>> You can drop in an email to the director and he approves for any
>> non-commerical events (LUG meet, College seminar etc.)
>>
> 
> A movie about Open source and open standards and it isn't freely
> distributable :-)
> 
> Anyone else see the irony in this ?

The irony is more in people insisting on using such documentary rather 
than using more free alternatives.

Rahul



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