Talk:H+Pedia:Proposed licensing

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This was discussed on Facebook here Deku-shrub (talk) 15:04, 9 July 2016 (CDT)

FYI

CC BY means that copying from Wikipedia is not allowed (although probably that shouldn't be encouraged anyway, so maybe it's not a big deal). [Actually, can we copy from Wikipedia but add a notice that says that the article is under CC BY-SA and not CC BY? Not sure how that works.] Also, CC BY-SA doesn't permit commercial use, per se, it just means that if they improve the work then the modified version must also be open/freely licensed. It does not prohibit selling the modified version. In practice, this might discourage some forms of commercial use, but I don't see why anyone would use content from H+Pedia for commercial purposes anyway. And in most of the cases I imagine (e.g., selling physical copies of the wiki), it wouldn't really matter. Ignoranceprior (talk) 21:53, 1 December 2017 (CST)