[wp-docs] Copyright implications of using templates taken from Wikipedia

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon Jun 7 20:42:53 UTC 2010

On 7 Jun 2010, at 13:13, Michael E. Hancock wrote:

> There's been a few templates [1] added to Codex recently that are taken from Wikipedia.
> Are there any copyright issues involved with using those templates in Codex?
> [1]
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Template:Navbox
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Template:transclude
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Template:documentation

I think to be safe we should probably remove these as the licences are incompatible.

Why do we need them?  We've been fine so far without them what do they give us that we need?


Peter Westwood
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