[Foundation-l] GFDL and relicensing

SJ Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 20:53:47 UTC 2007

"does this conversation have the Viral-nature?"

Others would say that it is the social and not the legal viral component 
that has had true impact.  (though this hides the fact that law is simply
a social component cast in aa that changes very slowly over time)


On Thu, 22 Nov 2007, Ray Saintonge wrote:

> Robert Horning wrote:
>> BTW, this is precisely the situation that Stallman wanted when he wrote
>> the GFDL.  It is a viral license, and taints everything that it
>> touches.  This is also one of the key reasons why there are people who
>> simply hate the GFDL and GPL, for this exact reason.
> Some of us would consider the viral nature as the most enlightened
> feature of the licence.
> Ec
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