Open Source Content License (OSCL) - Other/Miscellaneous licenses

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Apr 1 23:13:44 UTC 2008

Bruce Perens wrote:
> Wilson, Andrew wrote:
>> Still not clear to me from context whether you are concerned about (a) 
>> choice of license for content on your website, (b) choice of license 
>> for your mediawiki software, or (c) both.
> I think the mediawiki he's talking about is a GPL-ed product owned by 
> Wikimedia Foundation.

As far as I know, they don't use copyright assignments, so it's owned by 
the programmers (except for parts that may be work for hire).

More importantly, though, you're right that it's GPL.

Matt Flaschen

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