[Foundation-l] GFDL and relicensing

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 17:50:02 UTC 2007

> While this might be possible inside the US and other countries, it is
> most probably not possible inside Germany. Clauses like '...or later
> versions.' are invalid in German jurisdiction and only the rest of the
> license applies. IANAL.

Really? That could cause a few issues, although I'm not sure what.
Wikipedia falls under US jurisdiction, I think, regardless of where
the contributors are from. Would Germans be unable to reuse Wikipedia
content, or what? Any experts on German and international copyright
law here?

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