[rust-dev] Properly licensing Rust documentation and wiki

Andrew Dunham andrew at du.nham.ca
Sun Jan 12 00:08:29 PST 2014


I think I touched one of the installation instruction pages at one point.
 Either way, all my edits are in the public domain or in whatever license
Mozilla requests.

--Andrew D


On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 5:24 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry at gmail.com> wrote:

> I touched the wiki.  All "Thad Guidry" edits are Public Domain, of course.
>  Or MIT/ASL2 license if you so desire.
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 9:44 PM, Brian Anderson <banderson at mozilla.com>wrote:
>
>> Hey.
>>
>> Time for more legal stuff. Per https://github.com/mozilla/
>> rust/issues/5831 the licensing of our documentation is not clear. Like
>> all things Rust we want to make our doc license as permissive as possible,
>> so after getting some legal advice here is what I intend to do:
>>
>> * Rust documentation will be MIT/ASL2 licensed like everything else.
>> * Add the license as a *footer* to existing in-tree documentation, under
>> the argument that it is already licensed according to the same terms as the
>> rest of the repo.
>> * Gather new statements from wiki contributors asserting that they
>> contrtibuted under the MIT/ASL2, as we did when we relicensed Rust.
>> * Put the license as footers on all pages of the wiki.
>>
>> For the most part this should not affect anybody, though if you've ever
>> touched the wiki you may recieve an email from me about this in the future.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Brian
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