[Foundation-l] Passed resolution (super short update)

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 21:25:13 UTC 2007

On 13/12/2007, Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2007 7:37 PM, John at Darkstar <vacuum at jeb.no> wrote:
> > From http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:License_update

> > > The Foundation requests that the GNU Free Documentation License be modified in the fashion proposed by the FSF to allow migration by mass collaborative projects to the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license;

> > Requsts? Is this the actual situation? If so, Foundation dictates the
> > exact wording of GFDL and this is somewhat not what I believed was possible.

> It's just a request. We can request all sorts of things, and if the
> FSF wanted they could laugh in our face and say "hell no".

The good thing here, for fans of the GFDL, is that Richard Stallman
has yet to be convinced to do a damned thing he didn't want to ever,
and is as uncorruptible as you're likely to find around the sordid
world of universal computation devices.

> The more
> important part of the resolution is the statement that the WMF, the
> FSF, and CC have been discussing this issue together, so we can all
> assume that this particular request was not made without the proper
> consideration from all parties.

- d.

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