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28 October 2008 at 9:54pm Community Member, 18 Posts


i just want to know if it is enough to name and link silverstripe in the impressum page of my site or how are the correct copyright restrictions?

thank you


29 October 2008 at 5:24pm Community Member, 470 Posts

You don't have to link to them on any of your page. It is appreciated, but it is not a must.

You can even rebrand the admin panel as there are ways to remove the SS logo and links.

As long as you don't take credit for the work and sell it, or something along those lines, that's fine.


29 October 2008 at 5:56pm (Last edited: 30 October 2008 7:46am), Forum Moderator, 474 Posts

The license states:
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
Neither the name of SilverStripe nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

Which means you can do anything you want so long as the original BSD license and requirements are included somewhere and you cannot use the name SilverStripe to endorse any derivative works without prior permission.


30 October 2008 at 2:16am (Last edited: 30 October 2008 2:16am), Community Member, 787 Posts

>requirements are included somewhere and you can use the name SilverStripe to endorse any >derivative works without prior permission.

"CAN NOT"...



30 October 2008 at 7:47am Forum Moderator, 474 Posts

Oops. Fixed.