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Add code and asset license information to the About screen
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The app needs to specify which license (CC-BY-SA/GFDL?) it is licensed under in the "About the app", as well as where the icons in the settings menu (not WikiFont) are from and which license they have (most are below the threashold of originallity and is PD, but the icon for "Developer setting" is definatly copyrightable and needs a license-thingy)

FINAL copy to appear after the Libraries Used section:

repositories
Source code available on Gerrit and Github under the MIT License.

license
Unless otherwise specified, content is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

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Josve05a renamed this task from App and app icons is missing app licens to App and app icons are missing license.Feb 17 2016, 8:42 PM
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JMinor triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 18 2016, 12:36 AM
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FYI "Developer setting" is not visible in production. Not sure if it still requires license info?

FYI "Developer setting" is not visible in production. Not sure if it still requires license info?

Well, it would be good if all the icons (and source code for the icons, since I'm guessing it is code (vector) and not ppg/jpg) were mentioned somewhere, or if it is made specifically for the app, just think of it as part of the app itself, and be part of the apps license.

JMinor changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Feb 19 2016, 6:27 PM

@ZhouZ can you take a look at this and let me know (email is okay) whats in line here. You can see the About page by clicking the Settings gear in the beta and scrolling down to about.

My suggestion is to have a new section called "license" with a short note about code and vector graphics license.

Thanks for bringing this to our attention @Josve05a! We will be making a change to the About page to add more information about the licensing.

JMinor renamed this task from App and app icons are missing license to Add code and asset license information to the About screen.Feb 25 2016, 4:54 AM
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@JMinor are there mocks or final copy for this?

No mocks... its just a block of text to be added, no visual changes:

This should appear in the About page and replacing the current "repositories" section.

license
Source code available on Gerrit and Github under the MIT License. Unless otherwise specified, content is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

Note the hyperlinks should be included.

This looks weird now because the link in the previous section is Licenses, so it's confusing. To make this clearer lets split the changes into two sections (after the Libraries Used section).

repositories
Source code available on Gerrit and Github under the MIT License.

license
Unless otherwise specified, content is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

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@JMinor @ZhouZ Hey can you confirm that the copy above looks ok? Tap on the image to enlarge and play animation.

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@JMinor @ZhouZ Hey can you confirm that the copy above looks ok? Tap on the image to enlarge and play animation.

/me thinks the licenses needs to be hyperlinked...

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@JMinor @ZhouZ Hey can you confirm that the copy above looks ok? Tap on the image to enlarge and play animation.

/me thinks the licenses needs to be hyperlinked...

Yes looks good but please provide hyperlinks for the licenses. They proper ones can be found in Josh's note above from Fri, Feb 26, 9:13 PM.

@Josve05a oh they are in the full list:

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@Josve05a OH I see what you mean! Will update!

@ZhouZ @Josve05a the licenses are now all available in their entirety in a separate menu if you tap on the Licenses link:

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e.g. AFNetworking:

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oh you mean for the app's license? we can link to the file on GH if that's sufficient

Available in 5.0.0 753. Links are present and working.