[wp-docs] GNU General Public Licence

Arlen Beiler arlenbee at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 23:32:22 UTC 2010

Yeah, I know. Thanks for the reminder (and publicity, for everyones
benefit). If I didn't *have to publish it under GPL, it would be fine to

**P.S. I don't mind the license much, don't get me wrong, but I *do* like
discussing stuff and getting input.

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 10:31 AM, mrmist <listswpdocs at mist.org.uk> wrote:

> In message <AANLkTin0Wz8OAwWbCR9pv7oLiuSfVnOjOPshF89mPK6- at mail.gmail.com>,
> Arlen Beiler <arlenbee at gmail.com> writes
>  That is what I am doing. Dougal described it exactly. If you still don't
>> get it,
>> think of it this way. I am separately publishing whatever I contribute as
>> GPL and also as CC-By-SA. Meaning that if you want to use it on a GPL
>> licensed site, you can; as well as on a CC-By-SA licensed site.
> Which I guess is fine, for stuff that you create.  But you can't, say, take
> something that is already published under one licence, change it, and then
> place that something somewhere where it would be under another, incompatible
> licence.    So it doesn't really help you when it comes to taking wikipedia
> stuff and putting it onto the Codex.
> --
> mrmist
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