Thanks for the quick answer!
Am 28.04.2008 um 19:35 schrieb Roan Kattouw:
[No full license texts in an arbitrary MW installation]
That means licenses will need a bit of configuration, maybe together
with the supply of license texts (or a mapping from valid license
templates to "well-known" license names for the image licenses).
Do you know if there's anything planned to formalize this in some way
in the future? A fresh MediaWiki install lets the user easily choose
the license. Regarding the efforts of the Wikimedia Foundation, the
whole Wikipedia community etc. to propagate Free content, I think it
would be a worthwhile goal to include and provide this information in
some standard way.
(The "rights" attribute in meta=siteinfo already exists, so I think my
proposal is not completely beside the point :-)
You can always get the full description by running
prop=revisions&rvprop=content on the image description page (which
That would be an additional GET request then, but that's not the worst
thing that could happen :-)
Thanks and regards,