User talk:Sandy Harris/Permission

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I wrote most of the documentation for the FreeS/WAN project, a Linux implementation of the IPsec security protocols. This included a 75 kilobyte glossary, parts of which might be re-used here, in particular various definitions in cryptography.

However, that documentation was released with the software under GPL, and I was paid to write it, so I do not own the copyright and need permission to re-use it. Here is email from project Leader John Gilmore:

from	John Gilmore <>
to	Sandy Harris <>
date	Dec 24, 2007 6:04 AM
subject	Re: FreeS/WAN question

> I'd like to use text from the FreeS/WAN documentation,
> re-releasing it under their Creative Commons license.
> However, since it was "work for hire", the project owns
> the copyright, not me, so I think I need permission
> before doing that.

> Can I have that permission?

Yes, you can license a copy of the FreeS/WAN documentation
under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license.  Have fun!