The Appropedia Foundation, as allowed by GFDL 1.3, moved its license from GFDL to CC-BY-SA at 0700 GMT on 21 April 2009 .
The License Committee of the Appropedia Foundation has determined that the benefits of making this change now are compelling. If you have a reason why this transition should not take place as scheduled, or other relevant comment, please let us know on the Copyrights talk page.

This change is in order to facilitate content sharing with other projects like Wikipedia, and Ekopedia (which are also migrating to this license).

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has made specific provisions in the latest version of the Gnu Free Documentation License (GFDL) for this migration.

All the new changes will now be licensed under Creative Commons SA (also known as CC-BY-SA version 3.0). The detailed presentation of the license is available here.

Feedback[edit | edit source]

If you wish to comment on the proposal, please do so on the talk page.

Answers[edit | edit source]

What is a license[edit | edit source]

A license is a legal text defining the rights and duties associated with copyright. In Appropedia, content is the property of the respective authors. And as Appropedia is the result of thousands of contributions from thousands of users, Appropedia is your property.

Could we use a dual license?[edit | edit source]

The Appropedia Foundation favors a single license. For discussion of this issue, see "Disadvantages to dual-licensing?".

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