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Subject: [Freeciv] Re: Game manuals
From: Christian Knoke <chrisk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 21:58:00 +0200

On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 06:43:01PM +0200, Guido Ostkamp wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 12:26:27AM +0200, Guido Ostkamp wrote:
> > > 
> > > - The German version of the manual seems outdated, written for 1.13.0 and 
> > >   not in Wiki format. Is nobody working on this anymore?
> > 
> > The English version is outdated, too. You can try to transfer the 1.13
> > version to the wiki and then update it to 2.0, but there are several 
> > problems to
> > face: 
> I would be interested to move & update the existing stuff into the Wiki 
> provided there is no copyright on the original 1.13.0 German manual that 
> prevents this (I could not find any info) and the original maintainer is 
> no longer interested or has no objections anyway.

There is surely a copyright by the author, but we can safely assume that
distribution and modification is allowed.

see (at the bottom)

> Do you have any info on this?

Viktor Horvath did the translation and I proof readed it.

> Do I need to be granted special access rights for the Wiki?

No. Just log in with your user name so we can track that you made the

> I have a Wiki account (my last name in lowercase letters) but a few days 
> ago I found I was not allowed to fix the downloads page, for example.

Some pages are locked for security reasons (defacement and bad code).

If you want to discuss details, you can join the translation
list. Of course you can go ahead and just start as well.


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