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FSF Releases New Version of GNU Free Documentation License

Nov 04, 2008, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"Wikis often import material from a wide variety of sources, many of which use the CC-BY-SA license," said Brett Smith, licensing compliance engineer at the FSF. "Wikipedia, however, uses the GNU FDL. The incompatibility between these two licenses has been an obstacle to moving material back and forth between these sites. The new provision of FDL version 1.3 will give Wikipedia and other wikis another chance to choose the licensing policies they prefer."

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