[Geany-devel] geany-newsletter: License of newsletter

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Sat Apr 9 05:48:34 UTC 2011

On 04/08/11 17:01, Lex Trotman wrote:
> On 9 April 2011 08:39, Matthew Brush<mbrush at codebrainz.ca>  wrote:
>> On 04/08/11 09:18, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>>> I just want to ask about which license we shall use for the newsletter
>>> in future. I'd like to prefer to put it under terms of one of the
>>> CC-family licenses. CC-BY (by = Geany Newsletter Team) would fit most
>>> IMHO. What's your opinion?
>> Anything with free distribution seems reasonable.  I'm not sure why
>> modification permissions would need to available, just for the sake of
>> keeping each issue "a slice in time" and/or not to be mangled out of
>> context, but it's probably no big deal anyway.
> Well IIUC without modification I couldn't use just part of the
> newsletter, so I couldn't just distribute the `rm -rf /` tutorials for
 > example, I'd have to distribute the whole thing.

Gotcha.  As far as any contributions I have/will make, any of those 
licenses are fine with me.

Matthew Brush

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