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Licensing/copyright question for code returned from "Get Code" link

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Licensing/copyright question for code returned from "Get Code" link wbamberg 4/19/12 11:48 AM

Hi

I work on the documentation for Mozilla's Add-on SDK, and I'm trying to add search to the docs using Google Custom Search.

I'd like to use the JavaScript CustomSearchControl stuff, and use CSS to style the results pages. The JS and CSS is taken from Google's docs via a "Get Code" link in the control panel for the search engine (following instructions like this: https://developers.google.com/custom-search/docs/ui#css), pasted into a Markdown file and adapted for our use. I'm reasonably happy that our adaptations are within Google's Terms of Service, and it works beautifully!

But I'm not sure what to use as the license header in the Markdown file containing the JS and CSS. The Add-on SDK itself is made available under the Mozilla Public License, version 2.0, and we include boilerplate referring to the MPL in all original files. It doesn't seem right to use this boilerplate for this JS/CSS content, since it's mostly taken from Google via the "Get Code" link. But there's no indication in the developer guide (that I can see) of what we should use.

Thanks very much in advance for any help here!

Will

Re: Licensing/copyright question for code returned from "Get Code" link omr 8/29/12 5:58 AM
I see that a related discussion is still recently ongoing at:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=620769

-- omr