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From "Masanz, James J." <Masanz.Ja...@mayo.edu>
Subject RE: incorporating wikipedia features
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 20:11:52 GMT
I found this on http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#cc-sa

"Can Apache projects include Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike works?
Unmodified media under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 and Creative Commons
Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 licenses may be included in Apache products, subject to the licenses
attribution clauses which may require LICENSE/NOTICE/README changes. For any other type of
CC-SA licensed work, please contact the Legal PMC."


-- James

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ctakes-dev-return-455-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@incubator.apache.org
> [mailto:ctakes-dev-return-455-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@incubator.apache.org]
> On Behalf Of Tim Miller
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 3:07 PM
> To: ctakes-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: incorporating wikipedia features
> Hi team,
> I have built a small lucene index from the wikipedia dump that helps with
> calculating a feature for the coreference module.  It gives a big
> improvement in performance and it is likely that there are more features
> that can be incorporated from this resource.
> My question is about how to go about including this resource.  The
> Copyrights page says the text is available under the Creative Commons
> Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License which is very permissive.  But I'm
> wondering if anyone has any experience with this.  Specifically, the
> resource is a lucene index of 5000 wikipedia articles, where each indexed
> document is a wiki entry with the title and slightly modified full text
> (wiki syntax stripped and foreign characters removed).  Any knowledge on
> this subject would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> --
> Tim Miller, PhD
> Postdoctoral Research Fellow
> Children's Hospital Informatics Program
> Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
> 617-919-1223

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