[Foundation-l] Fwd: [cc-licenses] The FSF On FDL Derivatives

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed May 9 13:31:53 UTC 2007

On 09/05/07, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd say the effect is very far-reaching - it means that if you
> incorporate a GFDL image in a work, you should put the whole resulting
> work under the GFDL. And since the original work can easily be created
> as a derivative of the resulting GFDL work (by removal of the image),
> in effect the original work has been made GFDL too. What's more, it
> also means that it is not allowed to put CC-BY-SA images in Wikipedia,
> so they will have to go too.

Indeed. They appear to be retrospectively redefining the GFDL as
rampantly viral. Could you catch GFDL from being on the same server?

- d.

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