[CentOS-docs] Authorship and Attribution

Wed Apr 22 08:57:26 UTC 2009
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> We also need to keep in mind through this conversation that the content 
> on the wiki is licensed under very liberal terms, lets not try and make 
> efforts to wall in edit rights or to contradict the license terms 
> themselves.

Attribution-Share-Alike pretty much says that you have to keep original
author in place when you reuse the content (or at least mention him), so
that won't contradict the license.

> Also, how long does an 'original author' or 'contributor' need to be 
> inactive or non responsive for before they are considered dormant or 
> 'past contributors' ?

Good question. At least a month, if not longer.


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