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Updating README and adding MIT license for the code

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+Copyright (c) 2009, Nick Quaranto
+
+Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
+obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
+files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
+restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
+copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
+copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
+Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
+conditions:
+
+The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
+included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
+
+THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
+EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
+OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
+NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT
+HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
+WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
+FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
+OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
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## About
This repository hosts the HTML, CSS, images, and posts for [gitready.com](http://gitready.com)<br />
-Git Ready publishes daily tips for those who want to learn more about the VCS or just get started.
+Git Ready publishes (was daily, then tri-weekly, and now) weekly tips for those who want to learn more about the VCS or just get started.<br />
+The blog as a whole started as a journey to learn more about Git and show others how useful it is. If you find issues with the content, just send [qrush a message on GitHub](http://github.com/qrush) or email him at [nick@quaran.to](mailto://nick@quaran.to).
## Publishing
-This blog is generated with the [Jekyll](http://github.com/mojombo/jekyll) engine, [forked here](http://github.com/qrush/jekyll) with some special modifications.<br />
+This blog is generated with the [Jekyll](http://github.com/mojombo/jekyll) engine.<br />
Simple and easy formatting that sticks to the basics. All static HTML too, so worrying about scalability is non-existent.
## Contributing
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* Fork the project.
* Create a branch with the ISO code for your language
+* Translate the front page headers, footers. Check out the other translated sites for an example, such as the [german one](http://de.gitready.com).
* Translate as little or as many posts as you so desire.
* The posts that aren't translated, add this to the YAML front matter (this way, untranslated posts don't show up):
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Once that's done, I'll add your language's subdomain and get it published.
+## Licensing
+
+The actual content of the articles is licensed under Creative Commons. The code that this project consists of is licensed under MIT.
+
+Basically, if you're going to redistribute a blog post, just make sure to link back. If you'd like to publish the content, that's fine too, just please keep the licensing information in.

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