An article I wrote was based heavily on an academic study that has since
left the web. I emailed the author asking if it was "just moved" and that It
was very useful for wikipedia.
The reply was :-
I did have the report on the **** web site but **** has sadly closed about a
The report should go on the new research institute's web site **** but that
is taking a
while to get set up. I am happy to have the report on wikipedia and have
amended version of it (I think the original version had names of those
interviewed in and
I did guarantee them confidentiality).
Hope this helps
Jo" (**** relates to other projects)
Now, I think the good Dr probably doesn't understand our GFDL system, and I
am very loathe to use any of the suggested templates (no wonder researchers
turn us down), do you think that I could use a licence based on this email?