[Elinux-discuss] [Celinux-dev] celinux.org FDL License
wmat at alphatroop.com
Thu Jan 5 01:12:47 UTC 2012
On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 17:30, Tim Bird <tim.bird at am.sony.com> wrote:
> On 01/04/2012 09:31 AM, lkcl luke wrote:
> > folks, hi,
> > i just pointed dr richard stallman at the celinux.org web site,
> Do you mean elinux.org web site?
> > because of a project involving potentially FSF-Hardware-Endorseable
> > products. i happened to mention that the license on the contributions
> > to elinux.org are under the FDL 1.2 license.
> > dr stallman has asked if it would be possible to add "or later" to the
> > license:
> If it were up to me, I'd say "no". The decision to not use the
> "or later" wording for the license was intentional, and follows
> the example of the Linux kernel. Tim Riker, the original founder
> of the site, Bill Traynor, the current admin, and myself form
> a sort of ruling committee for the site, but we're open to
> community consensus on the issue.
> It would be best to raise this issue on the elinux.org
> mailing list, at: elinux-discuss at lists.elinux.org
Given that I'm planning to switch the default license to CC 3.0, I'd likely
say no. However, if contributors wish to designate their content a
different license, they're welcome to.
> -- Tim
> Tim Bird
> Architecture Group Chair, CE Workgroup of the Linux Foundation
> Senior Staff Engineer, Sony Network Entertainment
> Celinux-dev mailing list
> Celinux-dev at lists.celinuxforum.org
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