[PLUG] FOSS Documentary

Raseel Bhagat raseelbhagat at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 11:17:52 PDT 2008


On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:22 PM, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org
> wrote:

> 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.
>

Touche


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