[Textbook-l] PediaPress error with multiple pages with the same name
brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 02:22:08 UTC 2009
2009/1/29 Heiko Hees <heiko at pediapress.com>:
> On Jan 28, 2009, at 2:42 PM, Brianna Laugher wrote:
>> oops, one more thing: It appears that for pages collected using the
>> bookmarklet, license information is not recorded or included. I don't
>> particularly want a copy of the GFDL any more than references, but a
>> notice to that effect would be nice.
>> *looks at the API*
>> hm... bizarrely, I don't see the license info being one of the API
>> parameters. Did I miss it or is it a bug?
> assuming you are talking about the MediaWiki API. Yes this is a bug
> with MediaWiki.
You can now find out the license of a wiki via the API :)
this still doesn't help with finding the license for files, or knowing
what the requirements of the license are (eg fulltext, or authors),
but at least it lets you put a link and the name of the license.
They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment:
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