Bug#385797: licencing nonsense
I was part of a licencing argument back when .net was
migrated to .org. The .net content had a licence which was
most clearly not DFSG, and essentially stated that the
content was owned only by the contributors, and nobody had
the right to copy it. Yet we imported it wholesale into
.org without regarding whether the data was even useful. I
expect the vast majority of it was not.
As a result, I don't believe a single over-arching licence
can be applied to the wiki content, and certainly not
retroactively. The only way to continue forward is for new
content to be explicitly marked as being a given copyright.
We discussed various ways of achieving this too, but the
admins weren't interested in implementing them.
I'll see about digging out references to the older