Talk:Beerware

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Notability[edit]

I am sure if it fits here. I am a website and I would like to license the content under this license(beerware)? Does it fit? Would be glad about any response

Sure, go ahead. Ashibaka tock 21:11, 11 December 2005 (UTC)

Under 21[edit]

So, I guess people under 21 can't "register" beerware? =P 'FLaRN'(talk) 01:23, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Sure they can! I was buying alcohol when I was eighteen. In some countries you can even do it from as young as six. —Felix the Cassowary 11:49, 5 May 2007 (UTC)
The answer is, of course, in the license itself. The license reads "if we meet some day" and not "we must meet before you're eighteen". ;) Jaho (talk) 22:31, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
But it also doesn't read "we must not meet before you're eighteen"... -82.80.23.45 (talk) 12:34, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Which license is a joke?[edit]

Does Poul-Henning Kamp think that beerware is a joke, or GPL is a joke? I'm guessing it's the former.

Poul-Henning Kamp's beerware license is simple and short, in contrast to the GPL which he has described as a "joke".

—Preceding unsigned comment added by 125.26.180.119 (talkcontribs) 20:48, 6 August 2008

No, the article is correct in this, Poul-Henning Kamp considers GPL a joke. Jaho (talk) 22:22, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Deletion[edit]

The deletion notice is too complicated and a newbie like me does not know what to do with it. It states that I can not delete it and refers me to discussion - "Feel free to edit the article, but the article must not be blanked, and this notice must not be removed, until the discussion is closed. For more information, particularly on merging or moving the article during the discussion, read the Guide to deletion." However there is not discussion about deletion, no reasons nothing. :-( —Preceding unsigned comment added by 193.85.224.74 (talk) 18:18, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

The Deletion discussion is currently occurring at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Beerware -- RoninBK T C 18:33, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Description[edit]

Do we really need this? It adds little that isn't already in the license, which is pretty easy to read. Except the "(or, in some variations, drink a beer in the author's honor)", which isn't sourced. Jontajonta (talk) 05:34, 10 April 2011 (UTC)