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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: [odfauthors-discuss] Chapter 1 of the Base Guide ready for publication
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:40:43 GMT
On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Dennis E. Hamilton <> wrote:
>  1. The wiki has moved under ASF hosting, of course.  All of the previous content is
still there.  See, e.g.,  <>.
>  2. At the bottom of that page, however, is the new Wiki:Copyright Links. It is to this
page: <>.  I
am not sure how this works relative to pages that have an existing license statement for the
page, but this seems to be relevant to your question: "In posting a new contribution, you
are licensing that contribution under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2)."
>  3. I am cross-posting this message to ooo-dev, since that is apparently where this
approach was arrived at.  Perhaps there is an accommodation that allows Documentation | CC-BY
License (not CC-BY-SA or CC-NC-SA) to still qualify. I would not assume that without obtaining
some sort of explicit agreement.

Maybe start by driving this JIRA issue to closure:

There were some questions on whether we could stream CC-BY 3.0 as category-a.


>  - Dennis
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
On Behalf Of Jean Weber
> Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2011 22:12
> To: ODFAuthors
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: [odfauthors-discuss] Chapter 1 of the Base Guide ready for publication
> That's fabulous news, Dan, and it's an excellent start to the book.
> I'll have a quick flip through the chapter and then put it on the OOo
> wiki... though at this point I'm not sure what's going to happen with
> all the ODFAuthors items on the OOo wiki. I haven't been paying close
> enough attention to know whether a decision has been made about
> whether they can stay there in the Apache OOo incarnation of the wiki.
> Regardless of that detail -- the books will remain available, and the
> Base Guide will be available as it is published.
> Perhaps TJ or Dennis or someone more actively involved at AOOo knows...
> --Jean
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 12:50, Dan Lewis <> wrote:
>>     Today, I have uploaded 0801BG33-IntroducingBase to the Publish
>> folder. It should be ready for publication and movement to the wiki.
>>     Before doing so, I meticulously compared it with the latest version
>> written for LO. This includes pictures and wording. Paragraph styles
>> were checked for correctness. The section that applies only to OOo was
>> reviewed for possible errors. It only took me all day.
>>     Chapter 1 should be complete for LO and OOo. Now to chapter 2.
>> --Dan
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