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Re: How to license the documentation?
On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Bob Jolliffe <bobjolliffe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 4 May 2010 16:34, Knut Staring <knutst@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Jason Pickering
>> <jason.p.pickering@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Currently, we really do not have any licensing on the documentation.
>>> This is probably not a very good idea. I raise this issue, because of
>>> some other questions about licensing of the GIS module, and how this
>>> may conflict with the DHIS2 BSD license.
>> Thanks for bringing up the issue - my feeling is as free as possible.
>>> Anyway, I think we should consider using this..
>> A possibly better known license is Creative Commons, I guess - but I
>> haven't looked deeply enough to tell which one would be best for us.
>> Bob will likely have some opinions?
>>> Not really sure in this case who the copyright holder would be
>>> however? "DHIS2 Documentation Team"? "HISP"? "University of Oslo"?
>> I think we could use University of Oslo, since the others are quite vague?
> Seeing how you insist Bob will have an opinion ... I would opt to just
> push it straight into the public domain (where all things end up in
> the end). Easier than bothering my head about whether I love UIO
> enought to grant them copyright :-)
I like that.
Knew you would have an opinion ;-)
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>> Knut Staring