[Koha] Licensing on koha-community.org
mjr at phonecoop.coop
Tue Feb 9 23:24:45 NZDT 2010
Liz Rea <lrea at nekls.org> Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010
> Ok, the Documentation definitely needs to be GPL2+. And the
> content/press type stuff really ought to be very loosely licensed
> for wide dispersion. So if you (someone out there with a gift for
> wording) would like to get me some verbiage to describe that setup,
> I'll be happy to make it so on the site.
No gift for wording, but taking from debian License information
and Debian New Maintainers' Guide, I suggest:
Except where otherwise stated, this website is:
Copyright (C) 2010 the Koha community
and author(s) named on the individual pages.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
"Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
The documentation section is:
Copyright (C) YYY Firstname Lastname
You are free to distribute this software under the terms of
the GNU General Public License either version 2 of the License,
or (at your option) any later version.
This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this package; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
Hope that helps,
MJ Ray (slef) Webmaster and LMS developer at | software
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