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Re: Ubuntu Manual Website



No worries, it was fairly easy to overlook, and I wasn't even aware of any
licensing information displayed on the main page until your question
prompted me to go on a search. Glad to know it's there, and that it is a
share-alike license.

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Thomas Corwin <dog1489@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thank you Ricky. I didn't see that on the site. I will be sure to accredit
> the Ubuntu Manual project for any and all work I decide to remix.
> Thanks,
> Thomas Corwin
> On Aug 19, 2013, at 2:33 PM, "Ricky Reed" <gnawnsense@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thomas,
> To utilize a Creative Commons license to the fullest extent, the material
> in question has to be copyrighted. According to the website, all of the
> Ubuntu Manual content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution
> Share-Alike license.
> *"This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even
> for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new
> creations under the identical terms. This license is often compared to
> “copyleft” free and open source software licenses. All new works based on
> yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also allow
> commercial use. This is the license used by Wikipedia, and is recommended
> for materials that would benefit from incorporating content from Wikipedia
> and similarly licensed projects. View License Deed<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>
>  | View Legal Code<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode>
> "*
> *
> *
> According to the information available on the website, it looks like the
> license permits use as long as the original source is credited and the new
> creation is licensed under the identical terms and license.
> *
> *
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Thomas Corwin <dog1489@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> Hello all!
>> Is the information on the UM Website copyrighted material..? I was
>> wanting to use the information on it (NOT the HTML coding) to use as a base
>> for a site I'm working on.
>> Thanks,
>> Thomas Corwin
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