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Re: Wikipedia license change



On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 14:03, Karsten Wade <kwade redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 02:49:05PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> On 05/26/2009 02:38 PM, Karsten Wade wrote:
>>
>> > Related to something we've discussed:
>> >
>> > "Wikipedia drops GNU in favor of Creative Commons license"
>>
>> So, can Fedora Docs and Fedora on the whole switch to Creative Commons
>> SA license from OPL? There doesn't seem to be any real blockers to the
>> move.
>
> If we get consensus on this list to switch from OPL to CC-BY-SA, then
> I'll take the word to the Board.  Not that I think we need approval,
> per se, but a simple heads up is a good idea. :)
>
> Too late to do it for F11, though.  We could just queue it up as a
> feature for F12?
>
> As for the rest of the content in the project ... I would think others
> would accept Docs decision, but I think a general discussion on
> fedora-advisory-board is the best way to go to ensure we air out any
> concerns, etc.
>
> The OPL has served us very well for a long time, I'm sad to see us
> move from it, but at this point the writing is clear.  We gain a lot
> by going with a proper CC license.
>
> Anyway, sad as I am, I'd be happy to take on this task, if we have
> consensus.  I'll include working with CreativeCommons.org to get us a
> splash of attention for it, etc.
>
> - Karsten, working on an "Opus for the OPL"
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WORKSFORME

Would this include the wiki in addition to the documents we produce?

Eric


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