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

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Sat Dec 1 23:32:17 UTC 2007

On 12/2/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greg will of course correct me if I'm wrong - but I suspect the
> problem is that lots of people want CC-by-sa because it's easier to
> reuse stuff ... but that GFDL makes it hard to reuse stuff is
> considered a *feature* by many, e.g. photographers who license work as
> GFDL but also sell it privately. That is: the thing that makes GFDL a
> pain in the backside for a wiki is precisely why they like it, and
> they want it to stay a pain in the backside for that reason.

Worst possible reason to like a license, ever. :-)

Let's make a strong copyleft license that appeals to photographers.

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