[Foundation-l] Creative Commons CC-BY-SA Draft Statement of Intent

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 10:38:49 UTC 2008

On 05/04/2008, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have three comments related to us:
>  - I don't care for the name of a particular license. If CC is willing
>  to keep relaxed version of BY-SA, they should do that. However, "CC
>  Wiki license" (whatever it will be) should address our needs.

No thank you we do not need any further increase in the number of
licenses floating around

>  - I would really like to see that CC is working on our license with
>  FSF and/or Software Freedom Law Center. At least to consult them about
>  the conditions. Actually, I am interested to hear what do those two
>  organizations have to say about the new conditions.

The FSF produced the GFDL. I think that disqualifies then from telling
anyone else how to write a free content license.

>  - If we are willing to keep "... or any later version of the
>  license..." inside of our documents (are we?), I would like to see
>  much more active position of WMF in the process of making new versions
>  of the license. Let's say, our lawyer(s) (Mike or whoever) should
>  periodically inform us about new moments in licensing development and
>  what do other relevant institutions (FSF, SFLC, MIT, FSF Europe...)
>  think about them.

We get told about the new developments. There just are not very many of them.


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