[License-discuss] Text version issue on licenses pages

Kuno Woudt kuno at frob.nl
Wed Mar 20 19:52:07 UTC 2013


On 03/20/2013 06:03 PM, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> writes:
>>> * Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> [2013-03-17 10:58]:
>>>> I agree that these should be served as plain text without the CMS
>>>> header/footer/etc., but don't (offhand) see a way of doing this in the
>>>> CMS. Any lurking Drupal masters want to show me how it can be done?
>>> I don't believe it can be done by creating a page in Drupal; instead,
>>> I suggest you attach the plain text version to the page of the
>>> license, and then you can link to the attachment (which will be a
>>> plain text file).
>> That works.
> It'd probably be fine to just use an HTML page with a "<plaintext>"
> tag?  People can easily copy-and-paste from that.

I much prefer real plain text files served as text/plain.

Those are the files typically included in new open source projects and 
a wget or curl is just a easier and faster than fumbling with copy/paste 
to add a license to a project (though the fumbling may just mean I'm 

-- warp / kuno.

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