[Foundation-l] Decision on Creative Commons 3.0

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 04:09:37 UTC 2007

On 03/06/07, Peter Halasz <email at pengo.org> wrote:

> Mike Linksvayer (Creative Commons staff) and Jimbo Wales have left
> comments in favour of accepting Creative Commons 3.0 into our own
> commons, but ultimately the decision seems to be up to the Wikimedia
> Foundation Board of Trustees, as no one else is willing (or able) to
> make a final decision. The issues have been discussed ad nauseam, and
> it's decision time. Please make one soon.

>     I think the real important question is "who makes the decision?"
> But yes, it seems to me that the don't accept them camp can always win
> by stalling. Meanwhile, more and more free content appears on the web
> under CC-3.0 that we can't use. --Selket 06:17, 31 May 2007 (UTC)

That's begging the question. Where they've written moral rights into
the copyright license, I'd question whether it is free content.

I have (and see so far) no objection to the CC pd, by, sa and by-sa
3.0 licenses *without* the moral rights jammed into the license

- d.

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