[Mageia-discuss] copyright of wiki content

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Thu Jun 9 12:28:16 CEST 2011

On Wed, 08 Jun 2011, Dick Gevers wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 22:20:02 +0200, nicolas vigier wrote about Re:
> [Mageia-discuss] copyright of wiki content:
> >On Wed, 08 Jun 2011, Dick Gevers wrote:
> >
> >> Can someone tell me in a few words what rights I have to the content (a
> >> few chapters only) of wiki material I wrote myself for Mandriva Wiki
> >> and/or it's predecessors kept up to date by me for several years - some
> >> of them dating from around 2003 ?
> >> 
> >> If every word in a chapter was written by me and I can prove it, may I
> >> publish the content elsewhere or do they remain Mandriva property?
> >
> >You can do what you want if you are the author.
> >
> >But everything published on mandriva wiki is CC-BY-SA :
> >http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Mandriva:Copyrights
> >so it can be published in other places keeping the same license.
> Okay!
> So do I understand correctly that if I publish the same or the roughly same
> content on my own URL or let's say Mageia's wiki I must include the clause:

If you're the only author, you can do anything you want with it, you
don't need to follow any license.

If you're not the only author, you have to follow Mandriva wiki
license, which is CC-BY-SA. So indicate that it is available under
CC-By-SA license, and where it comes from/who wrote it.

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