[Wikimediaau-l] Announcement - publication with CCau
gnangarra at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 23:28:41 UTC 2008
I saw somewhere that Wikimedia is changing over to a CC-by-3.x license in
the near future after some changes were made to make compatable with
On 19/11/2008, John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 12:33 AM, Brianna Laugher
> <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/11/19 Stephen Bain <stephen.bain at gmail.com>:
> >> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Brianna Laugher
> >> <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Of course it will be under a free
> >>> license, probably CC-BY-SA.
> >> Dual CC-BY-SA / GFDL would be nice, that would make it compatible with
> >> the Wikimedia projects (and our own wiki!).
> > [I'm trying not to think about the licensing mess of transferring meta
> > content to officialwiki, and then meta content (probably) goes to
> > CC-BY-SA, but officialwiki doesn't because of the date cutoffs and
> > blah blah... you see? Gawd...]
> > Anyway dual licensing is of course a possibility, but I'm pretty sure
> > as long as CC-BY-SA is in there it doesn't much matter what else is.
> > :)
> The simple solution is to require that all members assign the
> copyright of all wiki-text to WM-AU, or all members give WM-AU the
> right to relicense it. Then by resolution of the committee, or an
> AGM, it can be relicensed any way we wish, without needing to seek
> permission from members who might be no longer available.
> John Vandenberg
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