[Foundation-l] Czech Wikipedia's EDP and WMF's licensing policy

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 17:17:03 UTC 2007

On 19/12/2007, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > (okay with US and Czech laws, ie. explicit permission needed; okay with
> > GFDL, ie. can be nonderivative; no free image available; fair use-like
> > rationale)
> If explicit permission is needed, then people can't reuse the content.
> One of the most important things about Wikipedia, in any language, is
> the possibility of reuse. It may be legal, but it doesn't seem worth
> it to me.

The EDP is - by its nature - for unfree material that cannot be reused
(or at least can only be reused on a case-by-case basis).

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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