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Re: Wikipedia license change



On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 12:05:54AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 05/27/2009 12:00 AM, Ben Cotton wrote:
> >> 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.
> >>
> > Pardon my noobness, but what is it that we gain?  I don't have any
> > objections to changing per se, but I'd like to know what the argument
> > is before I support it. :-)
> 
> Discussions starting at
> 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2009-April/msg00061.html
> 
> Short version: CC BY SA is a much more widely used license allowing for
> more sharing of content and it is better known and understood as well.

Let's make sure we keep our various legal minds roped in.  I know that
Spot mentioned Red Hat Legal may be very much in favor of going with
CC BY-SA, so that may a problem solved before we had it. :-)

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