CD Jewel Case Cover

Dave Howorth dhoworth at
Thu May 10 15:41:04 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2007 15:56:02 +0100
> Dave Howorth <dhoworth at> wrote:
>> Rlillysr wrote:
>>> Maybe these templates for will help for CD labels: 
>> I thought they looked interesting, so I downloaded them. They appear to
>> be covered by the GPL! Not the LGPL or the GFDL, the GPL itself. So be
>> careful what you write with them :)
> Freedom 0 says you can do anything you wish *with* the software :)
> Of course if you change the source code and start *distributing* your *new
> improved* version, then you have to release it under the terms of the
> GPL ...

I think you missed the point.

> Just in case anyone starts to worry .... ;-)

If the template becomes part of a document that you write then the
document becomes a derivative work. Like linking a program with a GPL
library makes the program GPL.

Does ooo actually include the template in documents or does it just
extract values from it?

Either way, the GPL is probably the wrong licence to use for documents IMHO.

Cheers, Dave

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