• I. Intellectual Property
  • II. Free Software
  • III. Open Source
  • IV. Open Content
  • V. Defining Free
  • VI. Defining Open
  • VII. Open Source Software Licenses
  • VIII. Open Content Licenses
  • IX. Open CourseWare
  • X. Open Educational Resources
  • XI. Open Textbooks
  • XII. Research in Open Education
  • XIII. The Economics of Open
  • XIV. Open Business Models
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    GNU Free Documentation License

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    The Free Software Foundation’s version of a copyleft license for software manuals and textbooks, although it specifies that the license is not restricted solely to software-related materials. Published, to some degree, as a response to the open content licenses.

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    1. When is a GNU Free Documentation License better than a Creative Commons license?

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