[CentOS-docs] CentOS 6 (and 5.6) doc on http://www.centos.org/docs

Sat Jul 9 15:13:56 UTC 2011
Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>

On 07/08/2011 10:14 PM, Ed Heron wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-07-08 at 19:01 +0200, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
>> Fabian
>    As a relatively independent project, it is not fair to expect the
> upstream provider to bear the network load of serving their documents to
> CentOS users.

Hmm, that was not my plain either : having a local copy served from 
centos.org machine but with a header/footer on the /docs apache dir to 
mention that those are Red Hat documentation and have a link to the 
original source

>    It is my impression that we could and should 'adapt' the documentation
> by removing the upstream provider logos and other marks (as applicable)
> and mark the documentation as CentOS documentation.  Obviously,
> including references to the original document.  This would give the
> CentOS project the ability to edit out the aspects that are specific to
> the upstream product, such as the contract number during install.

ok, submit a patch / script to do that :-)

>    The most obvious downside is that any documentation updates released
> by the upstream provider would have to be merged into the CentOS
> documentation.
>    The most obvious upside is that we could modify [our version of] the
> documentation directly without submitting (though possibly also
> submitting) bug reports against the original docs.  We would want to
> release our modifications with the same CC-by-SA license so others could
> use them as appropriate.
>    I remember a short discussion, on this list, mentioning the change of
> license a while back.