[Foundation-l] GFDL and relicensing

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Thu Nov 22 18:27:58 UTC 2007

On 11/22/07, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> Well, let's take an example.  [[User:Alex756]]
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Alex756) is a lawyer who would like
> to revoke his contributions under the GFDL.  His contributions exceed
> 5000.  Surely there's a good chance he would take such an opportunity
> to opt-out.  Imagine the work it'd take just to comply with that one
> request.

I agree. A migration should proceed legally and ethically without any
major edit rollbacks. There is no reason for them; allowing for
licensing changes is exactly the reason we require the "or any later
version" clause in the first place.

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