[Foundation-l] Licensing update vote underway

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 02:15:01 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 7:05 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> As you've probably seen by now, the vote on a possible update of
> GFDL-licensed Wikimedia content is underway and will be closed by May
> 3. I've written a more detailed blog post here:
> http://blog.wikimedia.org/2009/04/14/vote-on-wikimedia-licensing-update-underway/
> And, of course, the proposal itself can be found here:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/License_update
> There's plenty of discussion on the talk page.
> Translations (and review of translations) are still very much welcome. :-)
> I want to take a brief moment to thank the licensing committee and the
> translators, who have worked very hard in the last few weeks to make
> this vote possible. I'm really really grateful for their support. I
> also want to thank Tim Starling and Software in the Public Interest
> for their technical work to pull this together. It's not over yet, but
> still, I'm happy that we've made it this far. :-)
> Thanks,
> Erik
> --
> Erik Möller
> Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

My vote is already in.

Thanks to everyone involved in putting together the transition plan,
discussions, legalese, cooperating with FSF, and the voting/polling itself!

-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com

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