Re: Website content licensing
- From: Patryk Zawadzki <patrys pld-linux org>
- To: Dave Neary <dneary gnome org>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Website content licensing
- Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:04:29 +0100
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Dave Neary <dneary gnome org> wrote:
> While I don't wish to ride slipshod over copyright law, I think you're
> over-thinking this. We can cover >90% of the contributors with one mail
> to f-l, and unless anyone objects to the licence change, Just Do It.
> If someone objects, then we need to either remove or re-write the
> content they contributed.
> If after the relicencing someone comes out of the woodwork to object,
> then we can rewrite or remove their contribution, or convince them to
While I'm sure it's not likely anyone would mind, it's really how the
laws work. We cannot assume that not voicing an objection is the same
as actively agreeing. Licenses to be valid have to be granted by the
actual copyright holders :(
I solve problems.
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