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From Frank Peters <frank.thomas.pet...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Wiki for the project - wiki.services.openoffice.org provenance
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 18:06:06 GMT
Am 14.06.2011 19:50, schrieb Greg Stein:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 13:37, Frank Peters
> <frank.thomas.peters@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> Am 14.06.2011 18:05, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
>>>
>>> There are two pages that caught my attention immediately on visiting
>>> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org.
>>>
>>> There is this one:
>>> <http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/OpenOffice.org_Wiki:Copyrights>.
>>>
>>> And that leads to this interesting one:
>>> <http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Authors_licensing_declaration>.
>>>
>>> None of those are what I would call permissive.
>>
>> The question is whether Oracle as copyright holder actually donates
>> the contents of the wiki under ASL (or any document equivalent of it)
>> as well. Same holds for the website content.
>
> There is an ASLv1.0 and ASLv1.1. There is an ALv2.
>
> The "S" was dropped in order to apply it to documentation :-)

I see, thanky for the clarification.

> If Oracle owns the copyright to any or all of the wiki content, then
> they can place it under our standard Software Grant, and we can
> license as we choose (ALv2 or (say) one of the CC licenses).

Large parts of the docs content already is licensed under CC-BY,
basically anything that comes from the ODFAuthors (was: OOAuthors)
group. The rest is under PDL mostly.

So would we best move everything under CC-BY or rather prefer AL?

Frank

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