[Foundation-l] Licensing update roll-out

Brian Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Thu Jun 18 18:40:19 UTC 2009

What do you consider to be "new content" ? Newly started articles, or new

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/6/18 Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>:
> > It's more than a concession isn't it? The GFDL has the "or any later
> > version" clause. The CC-BY-SA is not a later version of the GFDL. I think
> we
> > have to keep it forever and ever.
> Existing content will always be available under the GFDL regardless of
> what the WMF does, the WMF has nothing to do with it. We're talking
> about new content. Legally, there is nothing requiring new content to
> be available under the GFDL, that requirement was introduced by the
> FSF as a condition for allowing us to switch.
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