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List copyright information based on topic authors


This plugin is designed for publishing copyright information about topics. The original author (copyright holder) is given to the twiki user that created the topic and this information along with the creation date is kept for copyright notices. Those that edit the topic are also kept for crediting the modifications. The copyright holder can be over ridden with a TWiki variable.

Syntax Rules

  • %AUTHORS%,%AUTHORS{show="full|holder|modifiers" toc="1" topics=}%,


  • %AUTHORS%,%AUTHORS{MySite:TitleOne,MySite:TitleTwo}%,%AUTHORS{show="holder"}%

Plugin Settings

Overload plugin settings in Main.TWikiPreferences by prefixing the name of the setting with COPYRIGHTPLUGIN_, such as COPYRIGHTPLUGIN_TOPICSEXCLUDE

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this plugin. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the TWiki server.

  • For an automated installation, run the configure script and follow "Find More Extensions" in the in the Extensions section.

  • Or, follow these manual installation steps:
    • Download the ZIP file from the Plugins home (see below).
    • Unzip CopyrightPlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
      File: Description:
      data/TWiki/CopyrightPlugin.txt Plugin topic
      lib/TWiki/Plugins/CopyrightPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
    • Set the ownership of the extracted directories and files to the webserver user.

  • Plugin configuration:
    • Run the configure script and enable the plugin in the Plugins section.

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main.AleksandarErkalovic
Copyright: © 2007, TWiki:Main.AleksandarErkalovic
© 2008-2011 TWiki:TWiki.TWikiContributor
License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
Plugin Version: 2011-03-05
Change History:  
2011-03-05: Doc fixes; changing TWIKIWEB to SYSTEMWEB -- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
2007-04-29: Initial version
TWiki Dependency: $TWiki::Plugins::VERSION 1.1
CPAN Dependencies: List::Compare::Functional
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005 or above
Benchmarks: GoodStyle nn%, FormattedSearch nn%, CopyrightPlugin nn%
Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/CopyrightPlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/CopyrightPluginDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/CopyrightPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPlugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, TWikiPreferences

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