[Foundation-l] Wikibooks NL is changing License

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 02:44:36 UTC 2007

On 3/23/07, Kim Bruning <kim at bruning.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> This specific concept is public knowlege. It has been heavily advertised
> both online and offline [1] as a good compromise and legal solution by
> Lawrence Lessig (a Law Professor at Stanford Law School).

Not under these conditions.

> Many people already implement this particular method [2].
> read you soon,
>         Kim Bruning
> [1] Including many (public) speeches around the world, including a
> speech at wikimania 2006.
> [2] For instance, en.wikipedia offers this exact licensing option for
> images in a pulldown menu. This option has also been heavily advertised
> elsewhere wikimedia community, for many years.

However we accept images under pure CC-BY-SA-2.5. You would not accept
text under pure CC-BY-SA-2.5 thus the cycle of being able to us the
changes of others (a key principle behind most of our licence choices)
is broken.


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