[Licom-l] Problem on it.wikipedia

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Fri Jul 10 01:08:49 UTC 2009

2009/7/9 Marco 27 <marco27.wiki at gmail.com>:
> Now there arises a doubt: can we relicense files licensed under
> this copyright tag? Or the absence of that part of text prevents
> relicensing? About this, we see that in the GFDL license document, in the
> section entitled "1. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS", there this key passage:
> The Document may contain zero Invariant Sections. If the Document does not
> identify any Invariant Sections then there are none. (and this should be
> applicable also for cover texts: their presence must be explicit). So, we
> think that relicensing is possible. Thanks in advance.

I agree with your interpretation. I'm explicitly copying our General
Counsel in case he wants to weigh in.
Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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