|This page is intended for documentation and use on the Portal Wiki only|
|The page in a nutshell: Combine Overwiki use BY-SA 4.0, we used CC-BY 3.0, and the Half-life Fandom wiki used Generic CC-BY-SA 2.0|
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that helps overcome legal obstacles to the sharing of knowledge and creativity to address the world’s pressing challenges.
There is only three notable licenses used by the Portal Wiki
is the license used by the Overwiki. The license is copied through the text and knowledge base, appropriate credit is required to transfer the knowledge.
Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC-BY 3.0)
is a share-alike attribution, the weakest and the most indisputable license, we use this license. Basically the license is only carried through the text and knowledge base.
Generic CC-BY-SA 2.0
To grow the commons of free knowledge and free culture, all users editing or otherwise contributing to wikis that use the CC BY-SA license agree to grant broad permissions to the general public to re-distribute and re-use their contributions freely for any purpose, including commercial use, in accordance with the CC BY-SA license. Such use is allowed where attribution is given and the same freedom to re-use and re-distribute applies to any derivative works of the contributions.
Fandom used this license, the most basic license Creative Commons offer. This license allows the user to share and adapt the text, even commercially. The license is copied through the text and knowledge base, appropriate credit is required to transfer the knowledge.
We cannot copy from Overwiki, but they can copy from us. We CAN copy from the Fandom base wikis but uses the Generic license which is debatable.
|Copyable?||No (Refer to Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International)||Yes (Debatable, must use ShareAlike and Attribution)|
|They Copy Us?||Yes (Attribution-ShareAlike)||Yes (Attribution-ShareAlike)|
- ↑ What We Do - Creative Commons, Creative Commons' about page.
- ↑ Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, (CC BY-SA 4.0).
- ↑ Attribution 3.0 Unported, (CC BY 3.0).
- ↑ Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic , (CC BY-SA 2.0).