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

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Wed May 9 21:01:07 UTC 2007

2007/5/9, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org>:

> > 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.
> >
> http://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/2007-05-08-fdl-scope does *not*
> actually say that, nor does it say anything which implies that.  It
> says, essentially, that you can't use a GFDLed image in a non GFDLed
> article, but it doesn't say that you can't use a non-GFDLed image in a
> GFDLed article.  Allegedly (according to Jimbo a few years ago)
> Stallman had explicitly stated that it is *OK* to use a "fair use"
> image in a GFDLed text, and if a non-free image is OK, surely a
> CC-BY-SA one is.

Derivative work is derivative work, no matter under what license. If
an article with a GFDL image is a derivative of that image, then an
article with a CC-BY-SA image is a derivative of that image too.

Andre Engels, andreengels at gmail.com
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