[Foundation-l] Clearing up Wikimedia's media licensing policies (some important points)

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 16:29:47 UTC 2007

2007/2/8, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com>:

> If they are releasing under and ND license, it may even be because we
> already talked to them and failed to help them understand that a basic
> strong copyleft licenses will take care of most of the things that
> they really care about, such as preventing the fraud of someone making
> new versions and blaming them on the original author.. Whenever we see
> ND (and NC alike) we are seeing evidence of our own failure to
> advocate truly free licenses.

If every ND license is such a failure, we are truly in a horrible state,
because the text of the GFDL itself is under an ND license, and thus we are
not allowed to put it on a Wikipedia page, except for the fact that we

Andre Engels, andreengels at gmail.com
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