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

Jane Wells jane at automattic.com
Tue Jun 8 14:51:10 UTC 2010

On 6/8/10 8:08 AM, Arlen Beiler wrote:
> No, I am not the author, but I am an active worker on Wikipedia, 
> Wikibooks, and Wikisource. The templates and so forth that we have 
> there are phenomenal, and being that the Codex seemed to be lacking 
> something, I copied them over. Would it be possible to license certain 
> things under CC-by-SA?
Arlen: you may not put existing work into our Codex unless it is 
licensed under the GPL. Period. Stick with original content to avoid 
this issue. Thanks.

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