Fwd: [Wikimediauk-l] Free as in beer

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 16:41:51 UTC 2016

WMUK is looking into what the actual permission means legally so the
recipes can be put on Wikisource :-D

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From: Richard Symonds <richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk>
Date: 29 February 2016 at 15:19
Subject: [Wikimediauk-l] Free as in beer
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BrewDog, a Scotland-based "hipster brewery" - for want of a better
phrase - have just "open-sourced" their entire recipe collection.

You can read more at https://www.brewdog.com/lowdown/blog/diy-dog.

It's not entirely clear what "licence" they're using but they say:

"copy them, tear them to pieces, bastardise them, adapt them, but most
of all, enjoy them. They are well travelled but with plenty of miles
still left on the clock. Just remember to share your brews, and share
your results. Sharing is caring."

I guess "free as in beer" has a slightly different meaning now!

Richard Symonds
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