GNU FDL and Creative Commons

Big news: The Free Software Foundation has released GNU FDL (Free Documentation Licence) version 1.3, a minor update, but a big step towards legal interoperability of free and open licences. This interoperability had been requested by the Wikimedia Foundation a while ago.

It allows FDL licensed Wikis, like Wikipedia, under certain conditions, to republish their content under a Creative Commons licence, namely the CC BY-SA version 3.0.

More info on the Creative Commons blog and a good FAQ over at GNU/Free Software Foundation. Btw, have you seen Stephen Fry explain Free Software?

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