[Cc-hk] Fwd: [CCi] Wikipedia community votes 75%+ for CC BY-SA

Haggen So haggenso at gmail.com
Thu May 21 21:43:23 EDT 2009


Great News!!
Also read http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Dual_license_vote_May_2009

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From: Mike Linksvayer <ml at creativecommons.org>
Date: 2009/5/21
Subject: [CCi] Wikipedia community votes 75%+ for CC BY-SA
To: "cci at lists.ibiblio.org" <cci at lists.ibiblio.org>


I'm sure many of you will have seen the results released earlier today
by now, but here's a brief post about it --
http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/14647 -- Digg version at
http://digg.com/tech_news/Wikipedia_community_votes_75_in_favor_of_CC_BY_SA
-- another early writeup
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/wikimedia_foundation_adds_creative_commons_license.php

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who helped, which includes all of you!

I like Henrik Moltke's short take, quoted in the post above:

   Wikimedia/pedia adopting CC a giant leap; will unite & focus
strengths, facilitate participation + convey strengths of free
licensing


Mike
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