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

Angela beesley at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 07:58:36 UTC 2007

On Dec 2, 2007 12:30 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you'll recall,  back when this was added there was some dispute
> about this.  I contacted Creative Commons and said that the CC-Wiki
> terms produced the problems above, and that they probably wouldn't be
> acceptable for Wikipedia, for example.
> Creative Commons replied with something along the lines of "What do
> you mean? Wikipedia told us to create this" ...   And I received this
> response after folks at Wikimedia had disavowed involvement.
> I never was able to get straight answers about this exchange, and it
> resulted in my distrust of both you and Angela.   Ultimately it looked
> to me like this was probably one of the earliest cases of someone
> negotiating with Wikia who believed they were talking to Wikimedia.

What? I had nothing to do with this. I was never involved in any of
the supposed discussions with either Creative Commons or FSF.


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