[MapServer-dev] Missing license for the documentation repository

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sun Feb 5 06:45:43 PST 2023

errr  (I'm having a bad day it seems)......the repo license is actually 
in /en/copyright.txt and covered by CC BY SA)

Closing that Pull Request.

Again, my apologies.  Darn.  I'll try to clarify this in the README.md 
now, instead.


On 2023-02-05 10:37 a.m., Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi devs,
> The MapServer-documentation repository is actually missing a license.  I 
> have created a Pull Request to add a license, which is actually the CC 
> BY 4.0 license :
>    - pull request: 
> https://github.com/MapServer/MapServer-documentation/pull/793
>    - about CC BY 4.0 : https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
> This license was chosen because it is the most permissive 
> CreativeCommons license.
> I'm just sharing here, as most devs don't follow that issue tracker for 
> docs.
> (needless to say, all documentation requires a license, and our 
> MapServer Documentation repo is actually shared quite often in other 
> projects)
> Thanks,
> -jeff

Jeff McKenna
GatewayGeo: Developers of MS4W, MapServer Consulting and Training
co-founder of FOSS4G

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