User talk:Thinrope

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'Downgrading glibc' violates the content license


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I have deleted the pages I have found in violation of the license terms. Should you have added more contents that are not properly licensed, please remove them.

I'm looking forward to seeing further, original or properly licensed contributions from you.

Thanks, —a3li 12:50, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

... OK, but I thought that GFDL is compatible with CC-BY-SA 3.0? --Tar
The person hosting the mirror site has illegally changed the license. See for instance the Main page that explicitly lists the correct license in a news item. Furthermore, Wikipedia notes on GFDL/CC compatibility: "Although the two licenses work on similar copyleft principles, the GFDL is not compatible with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license." The GFDL relicensing Wikipedia did was a one-time opportunity that has passed. —a3li 13:14, 27 November 2013 (UTC)
OK, thanks for taking the time to answer! I am going through this painfull downgrade now, should be able to write a new article from scratch and may be just link to the other wiki... Actually the way to have it working today is quite a bit different than that wiki page and I did break my machine quite badly :-| —tar 2013-11-27T22:44:07JST