[Foundation-l] Licenses, again

Mark Wagner carnildo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 23:02:57 UTC 2008

On 2/13/08, Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2008 9:25 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There is talk of the GFDL being made compatible with CC-BY-SA. I would
> > wait and see what comes of that before trying to change licenses, you
> > may not need to.
> They're talking about changing to CC-BY, not CC-BY-SA (at least, if i
> read that email correctly). GFDL will probably never be "compatible"
> with CC-BY in the way they are talking about.

CC-BY is one-way compatible with the GFDL: you can take CC-BY content
and re-license it under the GFDL, but you can't go the other way.

Mark Wagner

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