[Foundation-l] Harmonization: One license or two?

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sun Dec 2 17:15:17 UTC 2007

On Dec 2, 2007 12:04 PM, Robert Rohde <rarohde at gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, so there is an agreement in principle to harmonize the GFDL's version
> of copyleft and that of CC-BY-SA.
> Does that mean there will be two licenses, i.e. both a FSF license and CC
> license that reference each other and say they are interchangeable but still
> have different text and sponsorship?  OR  Does that mean that the FSF and CC
> plan to jointly write a single new license so that there is truly a uniting
> of both flavors of copyleft under a single document?
There's another possibility, that one of the two licenses will allow
works under it to be relicensed under the other, but *not* vice-versa.

I'm going to try to keep myself from speculating here.  It's gonna be
really hard, though :).

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