Need Help with Dual Licensing
evan at wikitravel.org
Wed Nov 12 20:47:08 EST 2003
>>>>> "TUG" == Thomas Uwe Gruettmueller <sloyment at gmx.net> writes:
TUG> The problem I see here is that Evan is not the copyright
TUG> holder, but the various contributors. So, in order to change
TUG> the license, he would have to ask all contributors, which is
TUG> quite impossible, because most of them are anonymous.
The question of dual licensing has only come up in terms of works with
single authors. I've written a little bit of documentation on dual
It's been nothing but a hassle, and I hope that a change to the *-SA-*
licences will make it go away for good.
TUG> However, large parts seem to be imported from the CIA
TUG> factbook (PD?), and most of the edits seem to be only minor
TUG> edits (additions of single words or short sentences) that can
TUG> hardly be copyrighted.
I have to protest at this. You give our project extremely short
shrift, and I suggest you take another look at the site. Many of the
articles for countries were in fact based on CIA factbook information,
but those are a minority. We have 700+ guides right now, covering
cities, regions, and countries around the globe.
Evan Prodromou <evan at wikitravel.org>
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