[Wikimedia-l] CC nears last call for comments on Creative Commons 4.0

Luis Villa lvilla at wikimedia.org
Tue Apr 30 19:19:23 UTC 2013

Hi, all-

As mentioned in a variety of places (mostly, it looks like, on Commons
Village Pump) Creative Commons is revising their licenses to produce a
new 4.0 version. The changes include a variety of things relevant to
Commons and other WM projects, most importantly attribution, but also
improved translations, database rights, and general improvements in

CC is nearing their final version, and have asked me to ask our
community for one last round of review and comment. Consider this that

A few relevant links:

* The best way to comment is through their mailing list:
* The actual drafts, including side-by-side comparisons to 3.0:
* Their complete wiki: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/4.0

This is *not* a call for comments on the adoption of CC 4.0 by WM
projects. That discussion, if it happens, would be after 4.0 has been
finalized, so that we're not speculating about the final terms.


Luis Villa
Deputy General Counsel
Wikimedia Foundation
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