[Foundation-l] Simple solution to the GFDL/CC-by-SA issue

Mike Godwin mnemonic at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 19:31:31 UTC 2007

Jon writes:

> Why not, in the next GFDL version, just remove the
> clause that says you have to include the entire license, and just  
> say it's
> sufficient to state that the material is GFDL and credit the  
> author(s) in
> the appropriate manner? Wouldn't that - for the everyday person -  
> accomplish
> exactly the same as switching to CC-by-SA?

I think FSF's modifying the GFDL so that it is a functional equivalent  
of CC-BY-SA is a possible path for FSF if they want to respond to the  
Foundation's request.


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