[Foundation-l] Re: [Juriwiki-l] Re: Copyright complaints

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sun Feb 12 00:05:27 UTC 2006

Jimmy Wales wrote:

>Angela wrote:
>>>You've come in months after I was trying to sort this out and
>>>completely contradicted what was thrashed out then. It really would
>>>have been helpful if you had actually participated in things months
>>>back. There are going to be more than a few rather annoyed Wikisource
>>>users at this news.
>>Can you please point out where Wikisource agreed to allow CC-BY-NC-ND
>>text? I don't recall any mention of it on any of the mailing lists I'm
>>on. It really shouldn't be news to anyone using Wikisource that all
>>Foundation projects require freely licensed text.
>Totally.  That's been foundation policy forever.
IIRC the issue was about whether resolutions of the UN Security Council 
were copyrightable.under US law.  If they are not copyrightable the 
issue of licences doesn't matter.


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