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

Pharos pharosofalexandria at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 02:33:46 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 10:34 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>  We are continuing our conversations about that particular aspect, and
>  my personal hope is that we will figure out a way to clearly state
>  through the license that adaptations such as a picture embedded into a
>  newspaper article trigger the share-alike clause, i.e. the newspaper
>  article would be CC-BY-SA licensed. (Or, as I would argue, in those
>  particular cases, any other DFCW compliant license.)

Have you at all considered the practical effect of such a redefinition?

The day such a redefinition is passed will not be the day that the
world media suddenly shifts over to free content all-of-a-sudden in
glorious revolution.

No, that will be the day when they stop using free-licensed photos at all.


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