[Foundation-l] What's our dream license?

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 01:25:28 UTC 2007

> What would be the issues involved in "forking" the GFDL? that is,
> could there be two distinct future licenses that would satisfy the "or
> any later version" clause?

Because it's the person reusing the content that decides which version
of the license to use, not the copyright holder.

> Either way, this is just a hypothetical exercise. If we know exactly
> what we want if we could have anything, it would make it easier for us
> to make changes to the GFDL. It's always easier to do anything if you
> have a goal in mind.

Something tells me it may be too late for that kind of hypothetical
exercise. It sounds like the licenses have already been worked out.

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