and Game Theory
We protect your rights with two steps: (1) copyright the
software, and (2) offer you this license which gives you legal
permission to copy, distribute and/or modify the software." Preamble
to the GPL
goal of our open texts projects is to encourage the development of
first rate collaborative texts. One part of this project was to develop
a suitable open
source license for
text book writing. Since that time, the creative
developed more directly suitable open source licenses. As a start on
this direction Levine has released his class notes and slides under
our license and the equivalent creative commons license.
David K. Levine's notes and slides for courses on game theory and microeconomics. All of this material is released under the open text license and the equivalent creative commons license: the Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Your material here available under an open source license...email David.
effort to create a free textbook using methods developed by the F/OSS
community." Consists of a draft mathematical textbook.
by Michael Creel: An open source
project to develop an Econometrics
textbook together with hyperlinks to supporting programs written in the
open source Octave programming language. It is currently in between
lecture notes and textbook in terms of content - but looks very
suitable for further development.
has developed a variety of copyleft licenses for a variety of purposes.
Basically since they are doing a good job, I recommend using their
licenses, and we will probably not further develop our own license in
favor of theirs.
opentextbookproject: The stated goal is to develop copylefted textbooks. At the moment the site is "all hat and no cattle" consisting only of a single web page explaining their objective.
Lulu: This is not a copyleft organization, but rather a commercial publishing organization building an open marketplace for all forms of digital content, from books and images to music. They purchased on earlier project, OpenMind publishing, that allows you to modify texts for your own classes, and appear to be pushing forward the project of collaborative and customized textbook production started by OpenMind.