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[http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/ Public Domain] - [wiki:WikiPedia:Public_domain Wikipedia]. Public domain interpretation : [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/ Creative Commons], [wiki:WikiPedia:Public_domain Wikipedia].
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== Desired features ==
This section lists the desired features for the new license.
 * Allow modification by others (add and remove).
 * Allow redistribution (in various medias : packages, cd, pdf, etc...).
 * Mix / Merge with other documents (with same license).
 * Attribution _not_ wanted. (Even thought we actually want to attribute the work to their original author, I believe it isn't possible to __guarantee__ that all work attribution will be preserved over time. Furthermore, the actual name of the author isn't always known)

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This page contains some proposed new license for this wiki.

Proposed licenses

Here are some proposed licenses for the wiki.

?Anchor(GFDL)

GFDL

[http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/fdl.html GFDL] License ([wiki:DFSGLicenses Debian DFSG], [wiki:GNU_Free_Documentation_License Wikipedia])

?Anchor(MIT)

MIT

[http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php MIT] License ([wiki:DFSGLicenses Debian DFSG], [wiki:MIT_License Wikipedia])

?Anchor(BSD)

BSD

[http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php BSD] License ([http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/freebsd-doc-license.html FreeBSD] copy, [wiki:?DFSGLicenses# Debian DFSG], [wiki:BSD_licenses Wikipedia]).

?Anchor(public-domain)

Public Domain

Public domain interpretation : [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/ Creative Commons], [wiki:Public_domain Wikipedia].

Don't allow duplication :

[..] The distribution of many types of Internet postings (particularly Usenet articles and messages sent to electronic mailing lists) inherently involves duplication. The act of posting such a work can therefore be taken to imply consent to a certain amount of copying, as dictated by the technical details of the manner of distribution. However, it does not imply total waiver of copyright.([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_domain#.28Almost.29_everything_written_down_is_copyrighted wikipedia]).

See also:

wiki specific constraints

  • As opposed to usual coduments, wiki pages are usually made of lots of tiny contribution. Therefore the traditional notion of author probably doesn't apply as usually.

  • Right to delete stuffs.

Desired features

This section lists the desired features for the new license.

  • Allow modification by others (add and remove).
  • Allow redistribution (in various medias : packages, cd, pdf, etc...).
  • Mix / Merge with other documents (with same license).
  • Attribution _not_ wanted. (Even thought we actually want to attribute the work to their original author, I believe it isn't possible to guarantee that all work attribution will be preserved over time. Furthermore, the actual name of the author isn't always known)

Sample wiki licenses