[Foundation-l] Clearing up Wikimedia's media licensing policies

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 14:40:59 UTC 2007

2007/2/8, Kat Walsh <kwalsh at wikimedia.org>:

> The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to develop educational
> content under a free content license or in the public domain. For
> content to be "free content", it must have no significant legal
> restriction on people's freedom to use, redistribute, or modify the
> content for any purpose.

There's been some discussion about this phrase on the Dutch IRC channel. In
general, I did not agree. In my opinion, free content is the mission, free
licenses and public domain are the means, not the goal itself.

Andre Engels, andreengels at gmail.com
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