[Foundation-l] Agreement between WMF and O'Reilly Media about Wikipedia: The Missing Manual on Wikipedia?

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 16:19:15 UTC 2009

Thomas Dalton wrote:
> The new GFDL license only allows relicensing under CC-BY-SA of things
> either published for the first time on the wiki or added to the wiki
> before the new license was announced. Since this was published in a
> book first and added to Wikipedia since the new license was announced,
> it isn't eligible (without explicit permission from the copyright
> owner - which shouldn't be difficult to get).

I think this merits the question: would it be only necessary
to accede to the relicensing? Or would it be necessary to also
ask them to abide by any new terms of use of the site that
would exceed the minimal requirements of the CC-BY-SA license?


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

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