[Foundation-l] RfC: Draft licensing policy resolution

Delphine Ménard notafishz at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 15:15:43 UTC 2007

On 2/22/07, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoi,
> When material is used with a "Fair Use" argumentation, the license that
> this material would otherwise be available under is irrelevant.

Well, not if it's a free license. (yeah, I know... ;-))

> material could even have a commercial license. The claim of Fair Use
> trumps any license restriction. When someone wants to re-publish
> Wikipedia, the same claim of Fair Use should apply. This is why it has
> to conform to the laws of the US and the local law(s).

I'm sorry, I do not understand what you are trying to say here.

What local laws? When? How?

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