Licensing

Matthew East mdke at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 8 08:43:38 UTC 2006


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Hi,

* Stoffers, Robert LAC:
> Couldn't the documentation team just "fork" the documentation under the
> CC license without obtaining approval from it's copyright owners first
> just like anyone else can? Is there a requirement for anyone else who
> wants to use the documentation to distribute it under the terms of both
> licenses or can they just pick one?

The copyright notice says they can pick one, so yes - you're right.
Forking the documentation under one license would be perfectly
acceptable, as far as I can see. Fork is such an ugly word though, let's
just change the licenses, we clearly have at least two bases on which to
do it!

:)
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