[oe] openembedded's Wiki license

Marco Cavallini koansoftware at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 09:19:51 UTC 2010

GNUtoo ha scritto, Il 26/03/2010 15:59:
> Hi,
> I noticed that buglabs wiki had no license,
> Then buglabs people fixed it(adding a license to it),but they noticed
> that openembedded's wiki was in the same situation.
> Why do we need a license?
> Simply because by default copyright law don't allow modification or
> copying of a work.So if some people modify the wiki,they may be
> infringing the copyright of the previous author.
> Only the previous author can exercise his right(only the copyright owner
> can sue someone)
> That could be a problem,and it would be safer to add a license for
> future contribution,to prevent occurrences of such issues
> Note that it would be difficult to ask permission to all the
> contributors of the wiki for changing the copyright of their work.
> I'm open to every free license for my small contributions(from
> non-copyleft licenses to copyleft ones)
> Denis.

Good point to raise this issue, thanks.

I vote for a license Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 BY-SA

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