[Foundation-l] Requirements for a strong copyleft license
wikimail at inbox.org
Sun Dec 2 13:46:19 UTC 2007
On Dec 2, 2007 8:40 AM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2007 8:12 AM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 02/12/2007, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> > > I was also confused by this wording. If the GFDL is modified, how
> > > does the WMF even have a choice whether or not to accept the
> > > modifications?
> > For existing text we don't. However we could modify our copyright
> > notice to say "version 1.2 but not later" and rate of new edits would
> > see that using wikipedia under an updated version of the license would
> > resulted in using rather outdated articles.
> True. Sounds like a recipe for a fork, though.
Hmm, on second thought, either way is a recipe for a fork, with the
pro-CC-BY-SA using that license, and the pro-GFDL camp using 1.2 but
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