Hello Discourse Team-
We are working on some of our resources. One is
Discourse New User Guide. We would like to copy it and post it on our site instead of sending people to your website as its a little confusing- is that okay? If we copy the whole thing exactly and at the top add :
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The end of the topic says
Do you want to add this guide on your site?
https://meta.discourse.org/raw/96331 and copy/paste the text to a topic on your site. Then you need to download the images of this topic and upload them on your topic. You will also want to adapt it to reflect the specific setup of your forum.
Add the table of contents with with the theme component at
DiscoTOC - automatic table of contents.
So yes, it’s technically possible.
But (how) is it allowed from a legal point of view? I don’t see anything in the ToS that allows or forbids redistributing content from this forum.
Can I use content from Discourse’s blog on my site?. You must still abide by the Creative Commons license that governs this content. The link to that is in the topic I linked to above.
Hmm that’s the blog, not meta. The blog indeed has “Content is by-nc-sa” in the footer.
I cannot find anything that applies to meta.
Because it was mentioned here
What is essential content for a new community? to copy the topic, I thought it was allowed.
It is allowed.
I think @RGJ is suggesting something more formal could be put in place for some of the resources to remove some of the ambiguity (if I understand correctly )
Exactly, many forum owners have to deal with an internal legal department that would frown upon this, if the forum admins cannot prove that this is explicitly allowed.