[Foundation-l] Special License

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 18:43:04 UTC 2007

On 1/10/07, Yoni Weiden <yonidebest at gmail.com> wrote:
> My question is this: We have a custom-made picture license created along
> time ago.

Arrrrrrrgg. There are enough free lisences:


>It reads (I translated it to English from Hebrew):
> "This image was created by user:user-name. Free use for educational
> purposes, with appropriate attribution is allowed.
> You may use this image
> for any purpose (incl. commercial use) if the usage is given for free of
> charge to the wide public, with appropriate attribution."
> From the point of view of the foundation, Is this license OK for usage in
> Wikipedia and her sisters?

The line "if the usage is given for free of charge" would appear to
conflict with past statements by the foundation figues and by en
standards at least make the lisence non free.


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