[Haskell] Re: License for haskell.org content

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Mon Jan 9 15:24:36 EST 2006

On Sun, Jan 08, 2006 at 10:16:45PM -0800, Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> In article <20060109030328.GA4611 at matrix.matrix.chaos.earth.li>,
>  Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> wrote:
> > Why not use the GPL, then?
> > 
> > FWIW, the GFDL is considered non-free by Debian[1], so that would mean
> > any documentation or anything derived from the wiki couldn't be packaged
> > for Debian.
> > 
> > Apart from the issue of code itself on the wiki, that other people have
> > already mentioned, presumably you'd also have licence fun if you try to
> > take surrounding explanatory text to use as haddock docs etc.
> Let's discuss it on the wiki:
> <http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HaskellWiki:Community_Portal>

I don't know if there was a reason you chose my message in particular to
reply to, but I have no intention of discussing this, or anything else,
on a wiki.

Incidentally, if anyone's collecting votes/opinions, I'd vote "yes" for
any of GPL, BSD, PD, and "no" for any other licence I can think of.

(I am unlikely to directly contribute anything to the wiki ATM, though).


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