The Concept: Motivation & Advantages
Why shall you use AFD-COPYRIGHT?
Well, why did I release it? - While I was reading several documentations
of freely distributable Amiga software, I realized that there are several
things I don't like:
That's why I released the "Standard Amiga
FD-Software Copyright Note"(TM) and used my contacts in the Internet to
ask some people in different countries to make a translation in their
Did I convince you to use AFD-COPYRIGHT?
Then have a look at the rules.
AFD-COPYRIGHT is a standard licence. So the users of your product
have to read AFD-COPYRIGHT only if they haven't done so before.
The more developers include AFD-COPYRIGHT in their software
package, the better for this concept!
AFD-COPYRIGHT is for all kinds of freely distributable Amiga software
the developers want to keep their copyright of - from Freeware to
By using AFD-COPYRIGHT you help to set a standard for
AFD-COPYRIGHT is available in several
languages via Aminet®.
So you can be quite sure that the users have read it at least once and
did understand it. Using AFD-COPYRIGHT is also your first step to
"localize" your software.
As a developer, you don't have to think about copyright stuff yourself,
because AFD-COPYRIGHT has already been written and translated.
So you can save a lot of time for more important things, for example
- improve your product
- fix more bugs
- improve the manual to your product
- make a bike tour...
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© Dietmar Knoll
27.02.1999, latest change: 10.11.2004