[Qgis-developer] License question

Carson Farmer carson.farmer at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 18:52:19 EDT 2009

Thanks pete.

Let me know what you guys decide. If it is possible to use your docs, 
this will likely be the best plugin documentation we have! I would like 
to see more plugins with this level of detail... so hopefully it's all A 
OK, and we can use this as a model for future plugin docs...

> Carson,
> We are happy to change the license as needed. The CC license is mostly 
> a holdover from the exercises that were originally written and then 
> retooled into the more generic "documentation", and I don't think 
> anyone thought too much about the implication of its use. But, let me 
> chat it over with the folks who did the exercise and docs.
> The link JJL sent is quite handy.
> -pete
> Tim Sutton wrote:
>> Carson Farmer wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Does anyone know if the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0
>>> License is compatible with the GPL? I'm trying to put together
>>> documentation for the eVis plugin in the new manual, and there is a
>>> comprehensive manual on the Evis website, released under the CCASA 3.0
>>> license. Can I use the material posted here?
>>> Regards,
>>> Carson
>> That I don't know, but I would suggest to simply ask Peter Ersts et al
>> to dual license the documentation as GPLD if needed - I think this is
>> allowed and most likely they would be agreeable to it.
>> Regards
>> Tim
>> - --

Carson J. Q. Farmer
ISSP Doctoral Fellow
National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG),
National University of Ireland, Maynooth,
Email: Carson.Farmer at gmail.com
Web:   http://www.carsonfarmer.com/

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