[Foundation-l] Citizendium License (Was: [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week)

luke brandt shojokid at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 07:25:41 UTC 2007

Stephen Bain wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2007 5:08 PM, luke brandt wrote:

>> As a non-profit project isn't Wikipedia
>> free to use NC if it wishes, though re-users would have to be warned.
> No, that's not possible. Derivatives of a GFDL work must also be
> licenced under the GFDL, and even if you consider wiki articles to be
> aggregate works, aggregate works incorporating GFDL works cannot be
> licenced under any licence that is more restrictive than the GFDL.
> Note that the issue of Citizendium purporting to decide under what
> licence its contributors' contributions are published, and whether
> that's even legally possible, is a kettle of fish on its own.

Thanks for explaining. Then to conform exactly to the GFDL re-users must
forgo flagged CZ content, e.g. just as they forgo flagged EDP 'non-free'
content at the moment? TIA

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