Important Launchpad news: removal of non-BSD licenced translations

Danilo Šegan danilo at
Tue Nov 18 16:07:05 GMT 2008

Hi all,

У сре, 12. 11 2008. у 18:21 +0100, Danilo Šegan пише:
> Hello,
> Removing non-BSD licensed translations from Launchpad
> ------------------------------------------------------
> On Tuesday, November 18th at around 14.00 UTC we are going to

We've moved the removal to right after the Launchpad 2.1.11 rollout due
to some internal issues.  That means it will likely be done late
tomorrow (November 19th) or early on November 20th.

> remove all the translations made in Launchpad by people who have
> chosen not to relicense their translations under the BSD license.
> There's more about why we now require that translations are
> licensed under the BSD here:
> If you have previously disagreed with license terms, you may have
> seent hat you can no longer edit translations in Launchpad.
> Instead you get read-only access.
> Once we remove the translations made by people who have explicitly
> disagreed with the licensing change, all Launchpad-provided
> translations will be available to share and re-use in the maximum
> number of other projects.
> Upstream translations appearing in suggestions are clearly marked with
> warning icons explaining how you can determine if a translation is
> legally reusable or not. They are not affected by the removal.
> Cheers,
> Danilo

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