Creative Commons License
The Creative Commons License (CCL) is a type of copyright. There are a number of different licenses available under the name Creative Commons, all of which copyright protect works for distribution as an alternative to other open source licences, such as the GPL.
Creative Commons ArticlesOriginal authors, photographers and other content providers submitted and used on GetWiki have the option of using any of the Creative Commons Licenses, instead of using the default license for articles. To select a license for your work visit:
From there, you can select a license which meets your needs. If you accept the "no derivatives" option, please request your work here be protected by posting a note on the talk page. In order to use the Creative Commons License, or any other Open Source alternative, please post the terms, link, or text reference within the work, along with the copyright information (a notice that the work is copyright by "you"). Also, provide a useful link back to the specific license you have chosen. An example:
- ©2xxx Author Name, CCL Attribution 1.0
Creative Commons Logo and Graphical Aids
|You may include the image to the right, to signify the Creative Commons copyright of your work.|
You could also include a combination of the images below, developed by Creative Commons to visually signify the various options, as they apply to your work and the license you have chosen:
|No Derivative Works|
Some content adapted from the Wikinfo article "Creative Commons license" under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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