[legal-discuss] need some advise on publicizing a translated version of openstack document.
jonathan at openstack.org
Wed Jul 16 20:09:37 UTC 2014
The content is available under creative commons (which allows re-use and repurposing), however if it’s going to be marketed and sold commercially and make use of the OpenStack trademarks (name or logos), then he needs to work with the Foundation to get approval for that use. If he wants to reach out to Lauren Sell, we can help him go through that process.
On Jul 16, 2014, at 2:08 PM, Tom Fifield <tom at openstack.org> wrote:
> For reference, the book has the following on the inner page:
> Copyright © 2013 OpenStack Foundation Some rights reserved.
> Except where otherwise noted, this document is licensed under
> Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
> I suspect the intention here was to open the content, but retain the
> rights over the OpenStack logo/name/other marks.
> On 16/07/14 07:00, Anne Gentle wrote:
>> Hi legal discussioners,
>> Can you comment on this question?
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: *Jaesuk Ahn* <bluejay.ahn at gmail.com <mailto:bluejay.ahn at gmail.com>>
>> Date: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 9:45 PM
>> Subject: need some advise on publicizing a translated version of
>> openstack document.
>> To: Anne Gentle <anne at openstack.org <mailto:anne at openstack.org>>, Tom
>> Fifield <tom at openstack.org <mailto:tom at openstack.org>>, Openstack Users
>> <openstack at lists.openstack.org <mailto:openstack at lists.openstack.org>>
>> HI Anne and Tom, and everyone here in this mailing list,
>> I do have one question, actually I am relaying a question from someone
>> else in Korea regarding publication of documents.
>> A professor in Korea did translate the entire openstack security-guide
>> document, and he wants to publish translated version as a book with some
>> price tag.
>> He wants to know if he can talk with OpenStack Foundation regarding this
>> commercial publication of OpenStack Document.
>> I told him Document has Creative Common License, and he just needs to
>> follow whatever CC license says.
>> However, if possible, we would like to have some help from you guys =.
>> First, we are not open source license experts. It is a bit tricky to
>> know what CC license exactly means when someone wants to publish
>> “translated version” of a openstack document.
>> Second, he wants to have an opinion form openstack foundation about
>> If you have experienced a similar situation with this one, could you
>> give us some hints or advise?
>> Thank you.
>> Jaesuk Ahn | Ph.D.
>> Senior Director | Co-Founder
>> cloud4u, Inc.
>> /… active member of openstack community /
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