[WikiEN-l] Fwd: [gnu.org #336602] FDL and Wikipedia

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Wed Jul 18 19:53:18 UTC 2007

On 7/18/07, Angela Anuszewski <psu256 at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Charlotte Webb <charlottethewebb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7/18/07, Angela Anuszewski <psu256 at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> > > For kicks, a while back when there was the BJAODN debate on copying
> > > content from one page to another and possible copyvios, I took it upon
> > > myself to write to the FSF compliance lab with my understanding of the
> > > situation and see if they would provide their commentary.
> >
> > Did you have to mention Wikipedia in your inquiry? *shakes head*
> I felt it was necessary, because a hypothetical situation similar to a
> real situation is by definition not the real situation. Therefore, you
> never get as precise an answer.
Of course, the fact that you mentioned Wikipedia probably ensured that
you'd get the most imprecise answer possible: "I'm reluctant to
definitively state that this is a violation" :)

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