Wiki science/Source Code

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Many wikis discuss programming topics, such as learning a particular programming language, drawing fractals or adding plug-ins to utility software. Specific tips and recommendations ...

  • Most wikis already support formatting source code in a special way
  • A few wikis support executing code on the browser's computer (probably only possible with JavaScript or Java).


What sort of license governs the source code displayed by your wiki? For example, if you're writing a language tutorial with lots of "toy" programs, you could say "all source code is public domain".

(What sort of license governs the regular text displayed by your wiki?)