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Re: [RFR] draft for "DebianWiki new license"

On Sun, 2009-06-14 at 22:55 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Sun,14.Jun.09, 11:27:26, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > In the intent to license the wiki, I have drafted the proposal below,
> > which currently reflects my own point of view.
> > 
> > Amendments and comments are welcome, in order to build a proposal that
> > is supported by most people. (and later sent/signed by "the Debian Wiki
> > team")
> [...]
> > CC-BY-SA
> >   Pros:
> >    - Copyleft
> >    - Content re-usable in GPL documentation
> >    - Used by Wikipedia and Ubuntu
> >    - Compatible with GPL2 (which is used by some existing Debian docs)
> Do you have a reference for this? Because all I can find is exactly the 
> opposite.

Thank you for pointing out my mistake. My fourth line was intended to be
dropped in favor of line #2: Even though there was some discussions to
make CC-BY-SA compatible with GPL, this wasn't included in the final
license. CC's "ShareAlike" element prevents incorporating CC-BY-SA into
GPL (at least until CC list the GPL as officially equivalent and

BTW, I am not completely sure that one can write a document with some
paragraphs under GPL and some other under CC-BY-SA, and have a license
statement like "some parts on this documents are licensed under GPL and
some parts are licensed under CC-BY-SA".



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