> UPDF creators being obliged to use a free license would be GREAT, but I
> think if the group would agree with that, they will open the liberty of
> using MIT, BSD, or LGPL licenses as HP uses for HPIJS and their PPDs or
> also IBM for Omni. But that would be no problem. The problem will be
> when there are proprietarily licenced UPDFs.
I was hoping for a simple, free license that I could easily point at. I do
not think that the leader of the UPDF group would be opposed to requiring
that the files use the license in order to comply with the UPDF
specification. We should also place some education in the UPDF
manuals/specs as for the need of a properly free license.
Take a look at the Linux Omni Printer Driver Framework at
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