Questions about publishing translations

Andy Tai lichengtai at
Thu Dec 19 06:21:09 UTC 2002

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Ministry of the Economic Affairs may be useful, as it
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--- Yale Wu <yanjunwu at> wrote:

> 	I have finished translations for all the licenses
> that
> have been proved by OSI. Now I want to publish them
> as a license manual.
> ( many people in my country need it especiall when
> english is hard for them.)
> All the original resources are from
> I know translation is a kind of derivative work.
> So Could anyone tell me what I should do if I
> publish the translations?
> Must I contact OSI and all the authors of the
> licenses for permission?
> Of course I should place a copyright notice for the
> original work,
> But I don't know what format I should use, could
> anyone give me advices?
> Yale Wu
> Dec 19, 2002
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