Joey Stanford joey at
Fri Oct 24 08:59:57 BST 2008


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On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 08:20, Matthew East <mdke at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Copying in community-council, and ubuntu-news-team.
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 4:52 AM, Nick Ali <nali at> wrote:
>> I remember there was a discussion some time ago about the licensing
>> issues related to the wiki. Was that specific to the doc team's work?
> Yes, that discussion only related to the documentation wiki at
>, not the team wiki.
>> I'm asking because the German team is doing sort of a derivitative of
>> the UWN and they wanted to know what the license was. Have we
>> discussed this already somewhere? Generally, what are the licenses on
>> the wiki and Fridge?
> If you can't see a license there, then that means there isn't one and
> the material is subject to copyright. When we discussed the issue of
> documentation licensing, we considered the question of whether the
> team wiki could have a license too: it was decided that it was much
> too complicated because of the broad range of different materials that
> can be found on the team wiki. As for the Fridge, I think the issue
> simply hasn't been discussed.
> What I'd suggest is that the UWN (subject to the consent of its
> authors) puts CC-BY-SA 3.0 license terms on it (but not the whole
> wiki), and the same for the Fridge.
> What do people think?
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