Xubuntu documentation & the new website

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 20:09:36 UTC 2008

On 26/01/2008, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> On Jan 22, 2008 7:49 AM, Vincent <imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> > Anyway, I suppose we could also require a license on those posts? There
> > is already a lot of Creative Commons material available, which could be used
> > right away. However, since adding a guide to Xubuntu.org will also
> > increase visibility of the blog of the original author I think it'd be fair
> > enough to require all featured guides to be CC-licensed so we can be sure we
> > avoid any legal problems.
> >
> [snip]
> Yes, we'd have to do get permission from the blog authors or forum post
> authors to include their work in the wiki and/or documentation under a CC by
> SA license.
> Do any members of the docteam have experience with this that they'd like
> to share?  Is it just as simple as contacting an author, asking him or her
> to use their content on our wiki pages under the CC by SA license, and them
> granting permission?  (We would, of course, appropriately acknowledge their
> work according to terms of the CC by SA license.)

Well, mostly it's just a matter of leaving a comment at the respective post
asking for a CC license (perhaps even for all posts), and then tracking
other replies to that post. Also, often blogs already use a CC license.

> Jim

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