[Foundation-l] What's wrong with CC-BY-SA?

Andrew Gray andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
Sat Dec 1 23:27:47 UTC 2007

On 01/12/2007, Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Interestingly, this suggests we can't practically incorporate BY-SA
> > material first published elsewhere into Wikinews without the consent
> > of the author(s)...
> That would be the case anyway, I think. Wikinews is CC-BY, not
> CC-BY-SA. you can't re-use SA material into a document that is
> expressly licensed as not requiring SA. you would need per-document
> additions to the license, which are not practical.

Oh, sorry, my apologies - I keep getting the WN license wrong, for
some reason! But I think the point still presumably stands - "It would
suggest we can't practically incorporate CC-BY material, &c..." -
because we can't give the attribution as originally specified.

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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