[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] Official launch of the english VDR wiki
linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 15 23:30:33 CET 2005
I demand that Thomas Wehrspann may or may not have written...
> On Tuesday 15 February 2005 08:10, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> But there's one problem with the licence: are there any non-free
>>> pollut^H^H^H^H^H^Hcomponents, such as cover texts, which we should know
>> The Wiki is certainly welcome, but I think FDL is not a good idea; it's
>> incompatible with the GPL. Think including docs from the Wiki in VDR, or
>> vice versa. (Maybe Darren meant that)? It's probably too late to do
>> anything about it though.
> Interesting links.
> I knew that the FDL is not the best license for this, but the german Wiki
> already falls under it and a translation is a derivation.
> There are no cover texts or other non-free components.
This is good...
I'm now waiting for a cover text which says that there are no cover texts.
> But if the licence really bothers you and others, we can change it and
> start from scratch, or mark existing documents as FDL content until they
> are exchanged.
Yes. The latter seems like the better choice for reasons of practicality.
> The vast amount of documents are translations by me. And till february 13 a
> registration was required to edit, so we know the authors.
I made a few small changes, mostly grammatical cleanups, yesterday.
Permission to relicense those changes under the GPL is granted, subject to
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