And as far as
I know, the article-only dumps
do comply with the GFDL, is there a specific part you think is being
The current version article only dumps. Do they contain the GFDL? Do
they have a compliant section entitled history? Do they even list all
the authors, anywhere?
I expect them to be. You can provide a GPL program in a binary only
form, *if you make available the source code by the same way*. So if i
can download history dumps and article dumps, and choose the dump
without the history, it's not WMF's fault.
The problem would arise because history dumps fail very often for large
About containing the GFDL, the en: dump will have the GFDL at
[[Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License]], which is also
interesting because the GFDL text itself is not under the GFDL.