[Foundation-l] GFDL/CC announcement?
matt_crypto at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Dec 1 22:42:37 UTC 2007
--- Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Success at it will effectively establish Wikimedia's control over the
> licensing of the works of others simply by virtue of those works being
> uploaded Wikimedia's internet service. What an astonishing
> In any case, as a result of this I expect Wikimedia will be removing
> my contributions then, and taking due care to ensure that copies
> previously circulated under the GFDL 1.2 will not be mistaken for
> content available under some other license because of their actions.
Isn't it crazy? For any bleedingly-obvious no-brainer-that-it's-a-great-idea
idea, there'll be people who want to say how bad it is. Mr Maxwell, I've no
reason to doubt that you're a fine and rational fellow, but a large "SHEESH!"
to you on this one.
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