[Mono-docs-list] Monkeyguide license?

John Luke jluke@users.sourceforge.net
Mon, 26 Jan 2004 18:07:21 -0500

On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 17:53 -0500, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 14:36, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > 
> >     I had the impression that we had agreed to use the MIT X11 license
> > for the Monkeyguide instead of the GNU FDL, is that correct?
> > 
> >     (the GNU FDL not being free documentation and all that).
> > 
> > Miguel.
> Sort of.  IIRC, the license was originally unspecified; lots was
> written, but not everyone documented (a) what they wrote, and (b) what
> license they had written it under.  I know that some of what I wrote I
> contributed to the Public Domain (interop.html).
> This issue was last brought up in July 2003.  My recollection was that
> this was never fully settled; it was pointed out the GNU FDL was listed
> as the license for some documentation, that X11/BSD would be preferable,
> and that we'd have to talk to each of the contributors to see if they'd
> be willing to re-license.  I don't see anything remotely like each
> contributor explicitly stating what license they released their work
> under, but my email archive only goes back to February 4, 2002. 
> BTW, monodoc explicitly mentions that any contributions are licensed
> under X11, so we know at least know what all new API documentation
> should be licensed under.
>  - Jon

I think what Jon summarized is correct as far as I recall. Everything I
have contributed can be licensed under X11.