[Moin-user] Default License for Wikis

Barry Cornelius barry.cornelius at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 1 19:12:28 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 11:46:04PM +0200, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> I am looking for some sensible license to use for a wiki. Obviously,
> some license like CC-BY-SA, CC-BY-NC, CC-BY, GFDL, OPL comes to my mind.
> ...
> Which license do you use?

In the UK, OSS Watch is a body funded to provide
unbiased advice and guidance to UK higher and 
further education on the use, development,
and licensing of free and open source software. 

The OSS Watch personnel are located in Computing
Services at the University of Oxford.  OSS Watch
have a wiki at:

Unless otherwise indicated, each page of their wiki
is Copyright 2007-2009 University of Oxford and 
each page is licensed under the Creative Commons 
Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 England & Wales licence. 

Whenever you go to edit a page, you find at the 
top of the edit screen:
    By hitting Save Changes you put your changes under the 
    Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 England & 
    Wales Licence.  If you don't want that, hit Cancel 
    to cancel your changes.

> It would be nice to had some instruction in moinmoin help pages on how
> to  select and apply a license.
> Do you have some ideas about it?

OSS Watch configure their wiki using the page_footer2,
page_license_enabled and page_license_page variables.

Barry Cornelius
Oxford University Computing Services
University of Oxford, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN, UK
www.barrycornelius.com     01865 273267 or +44 1865 273267

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