[Foundation-l] GFDL Q&A update and question

Mike Godwin mgodwin at wikimedia.org
Thu Jan 8 23:48:20 UTC 2009

Anthony writes:

>> It was unclear to me that you believe you have the right to revoke  
>> the
>> GFDL license you freely granted under copyright law.  I'm unclear as
>> to what legal theory could be relied upon to revoke a free license.
> I'm surprised you never learned that, but fortunately it's  
> irrelevant.  Just
> reread section 9 of the GFDL.  I find it rather astounding that you  
> don't
> know what it says.

Oh, I know what it says.  I simply choose not to willfully misread  
it.  Old law-school study habit. Avoiding misreadings tends to improve  
your grades.


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