[Foundation-l] Reuse policy

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.yu
Tue Jun 16 05:50:31 UTC 2009

Mark Wagner wrote:
> 2009/6/15 Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu>:
>> Дана Monday 15 June 2009 23:20:10 Brian написа:
>>> I'm not going to get into any more of a tit-for-tat with you (seriously -
>>> its my last post), but I do not claim to have legal counsel. As you would
>>> expect, however, both CC and WMF do. The best you could possibly hope to do
>>> is listen to their advice since this is unlikely to ever go to
>>> court. Additionally, if you wish to contribute to the projects you
>>> must contribute according to the intention
>>> and correct
>>> interpretation of the license. A user's interpretation of the license
>>> may or may not be in line with the correct
>>> view. If it is not, they should not contribute. That's all I have.
>> You are not required to accept this License in order to receive or run a copy
>> of the Program. However, nothing other than this License grants you
>> permission to propagate or modify any covered work.
> I think we've found part of the problem: that's from the GNU GPL.
> Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU FDL.

The same principle is stated the most beautifully in the GPL, but 
applies to GFDL and CC licences too.

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