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Knowledge Base Content Policy

How can I use the articles?

All the articles on this knowledge base are copyright of the original authors. Every article has the author listed below the article.

All authors have agreed that the articles are published under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). This means you can share the articles, use them  and adapt them for your own purpose as long as you keep mentioning the original author and share your adapted work under the same license (so others can use your adaptions also).

Contribute to this Knowledge Base

We encourage active contributions to this knowledge base. Authors are invited to submit their articles to dan.little@buildingsmart.org for quality review. After approval the author is obligated to maintain the article and update when required.


All articles on this page have an English version as primary version. For some articles translations for different languages are available. Translations of articles can be manages by the same author, but are often maintained by others. The translation features of this Knowlege Base help translators to keep track of updates of the source article. Translations are also published under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). Translators should make reference of the original author in the translated version of the article.

Updated on July 29, 2022

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