[Foundation-l] GFDL and relicensing

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 14:24:45 UTC 2007

On 21/11/2007, Mike Godwin <mnemonic at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't think the problem is quite as intractable as all that,
> although I will grant it is a tricky problem. In my (possibly
> misinformed) view, FSF is the custodian of the meaning and terms of
> the GFDL, which allows for migration to later versions of GFDL, which
> creates the possibility of an approved GFDL that is essentially an
> equivalent to an updated CC-BY-SA license.  FSF is currently in dialog
> with Creative Commons about harmonizing GFDL with CC-BY-SA.

As far as I can tell, the one and only thing we want from the next GFDL is:

* make it compatible with CC-by-sa.

That would fix most of the problems right there.

- d.

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