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Re: Mixing GPL licensed material into our documentation
As I mentioned, I have changed the license to: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
I assume this is compatible with the license of the MariaDB
However, that does not help you with the MySQL parts, as you say...
On Jun 3, 2010, at 10:09 AM, Henrik Ingo wrote:
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 11:07 PM, Daniel Bartholomew <dbart@xxxxxxxxxxxx
On 12/05/2010, at 9:12 PM, Paul McCullagh
Paul> You are free to copy any part of the primebase.org
Paul> to askmonty.org.
Paul> It is not stated, but in general our documentation is also
Paul> will add this to our Web-site.
Thank you for licensing the documentation under the GPL and letting
Hmm... this reminds me:
We've decided to use a combo of GFDL and CC BY-SA for our
Copying in documentation that is GPL licensed is probably not
possible, I'm sure the GPL is incompatible with at least CC BY-SA.
I'm not even concerned of the PBXT docs, I'm sure Paul would be
flexible. But I just realized we also use the MySQL help files, which
surely are GPL and we haven't seen much signs of MySQL being active in
relicensing their docs ;-)
This raises the question whether we should actually use GPL only as
the license for our manual? It is copyleft too, so a workable choice
even if it is "awkward" for literary works.
A key question would be how much will we lose (such as in man-days of
effort) if we just take away the MySQL help files from the manual?