[Foundation-l] New wiki creation

effe iets anders effeietsanders at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 17:35:39 UTC 2008

2008/4/30, Marco Chiesa <chiesa.marco op gmail.com>:
> Erik Moeller ha scritto:
> > We're still waiting for the FDL 1.3. Since there's been no resolution
>  > within the timeframe we hoped for, we're going to re-allow the
>  > creation of new Wikimedia wikis. To make sure that we can safely
>  > transition to CC-BY-SA, we're going to dual-license them under
>  > CC-BY-SA 3.0:
>  >
> Won't this prevent writing articles translated from GFDL-only wikis? If
>  A licenses a text under GFDL, you cannot license a derivative under
>  cc-by-sa. And if we can transition the "old" GFDL-only wikis, why can't
>  we transition the new ones if we start them GFDL-only?
>  Cruccone
Same thought occurred to me. NL Wikibooks is also dual licensed, and
it is with that respect a small pain in the ass. I think that
especially for new wiki's with brand new users this is not very
practical, as they have already trouble enough to understand what a
free license is at all... (and now they'll be told that they can't
even translate articles from other Wikipediae, but they can translate
from french to english? :S)

I think it would be good if this would be reconsidered if this
argument did not come up yet.

BR, Lodewijk

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