From: Jimmy Wales Thursday, December 04, 2003 3:28 PM
> Now whether Wikipedia would like to use the FDL is another matter.
> we currently do, and changing our license seems
pretty impossible at
That much is true. We've discussed before making some kind of
licensing change, but it's really a lot of trouble, particularly when
*I* think that most of the alleged violations (such as the one you're
talking about here) are not actually violations at all.
Fortunately there *is* the possibility of an out, that being to convince
FSF to amend the GFDL usefully. (e.g. to allow people to use the equiv.
They're obviously skeptical of doing so, but as statistically the only
website to use the GFDL, our opinions and needs have validity.