Licensing translations

You can specify which license translations are contributed under. This is especially important to do if translations are open to the public, to stipulate what they can be used for.

You should specify Component configuration license info. You should avoid requiring a contributor license agreement, though it is possible.

License info

Upon specifying license info (license name and URL), this info is shown in the translation info section of the respective Component configuration.

Usually this is best place to post licensing info if no explicit consent is required. If your project or translation is not libre you most probably need prior consent.

Contributor agreement

If you specify a contributor license agreement, only users who have agreed to it will be able to contribute. This is a clearly visible step when accessing the translation:


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User licenses

Any user can review all translation licenses of all public projects on the instance from their profile: