[Foundation-l] How I should consider GFDL in shared content?

Tomasz Ganicz polimerek at gmail.com
Mon Aug 28 08:24:37 UTC 2006

2006/8/28, James Hare <messedrocker at gmail.com>:
> Don't worry about it -- articles as transwikied from Wikipedia to Wiktionary
> all the time.
> To successfuly transwiki an article, you copy and paste the article to
> Wiktionary, then copy the edit history from Wikipedia to the talk page of
> the new page you made at Wiktionary. Then you list the transwiki at the
> Transwiki Log on Wikipedia, then the fate of the Wikipedia version will be
> decided.
> Excuse me if I made it sound confusing -- feel free to ask for
> clarification.
> On 8/28/06, valdelli at bluemail.ch <valdelli at bluemail.ch> wrote:
> >
> > I have a doubt. GFDL used by Wikipedia said that the content is free
> > but "providing that its authors are attributed".
> >
> > In this case the history is strictly connected to the content. I
> > could use content but I should have the related history.
> >
> > If I transfer an article from a project to another (i.e. from
> > Wikipedia to Wikitionary) how I could respect this rule? The history
> > is in the old article, I don't know a way to transfer also the
> > history. The presence of a link in the new article linked to the old
> > could be a good choice?
> >
> > If I transfer the content and I delete the article in the old
> > position, what I could do in this case?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Ilario

Or you can just add info at the bottom of the article about its source
and link to the source artilce's history.

Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

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