[Foundation-l] Requirements for a strong copyleft license

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 14:01:13 UTC 2007

By insisting on version 1.2 but not later you create a fork as well. As much
as some people may  insist on version 1.2 but not later, others myself
included will have quite opposite sentiments.

On Dec 2, 2007 2:12 PM, 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 resulted in using rather outdated articles.
> --
> geni
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