[Foundation-l] RfC: Draft licensing policy resolution

luke brandt shojokid at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 17:13:28 UTC 2007

Kat Walsh wrote:
> On 2/20/07, jkelly wrote:
>>   Hi,
>> Quoting Erik Moeller:
>>> # Such EDPs must be minimal. Whenever possible, content used under an
>>> EDP should be replaced with a freely licensed work if it carries
>>> equivalent information content. Media used under EDPs are subject to
>>> deletion if there is rough consensus that they lack an applicable
>>> rationale. They must be used only in the context of other freely
>>> licensed content, and may not be arranged in galleries.
>>   I suggest that this needs some additional discussion.  If en:'s experience is
>> typical, saying that replaceable unfree media is acceptable until it is
>> actually replaced, instead of being possible in theory to replace, reduces the
>> incentive to create or find free content considerably.  Further, I'd suggest
>> that the "burden of consensus" really needs to be that the unfree media is a
>> justifiable exception to our goal of producing free content.
> I agree with this... yikes, definitely needs revision if that's what
> it's implying.

Hi - It seems there is no consensus for this position:-



- luke

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