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Various reasons to escape GFDL hell:
- Lawrence Lessig is a rational legal scholar who studies licenses and the way they affect content sharing. He is a far more valuable person to have on board than Jim Wales or Richard Stallman who are both one-hit wonders.
- GFDL is worthless now since it has been twisted so badly no one knows what it means or who has given permission for what. At least we must move to CC-by-sa or better CC-by-nc-sa (allows use of some commercially reserved works like GetWiki) for code
- we could avoid discussing Wikipedia, Wikimedia, and their lies, liars, libel pits, mindless sysop power structure composed ONLY of idiots, other crimes and wiki witchhunts and get back to doing some serious design work on a project that will perhaps not collapse the second a lawyer sniffs it (as theirs will)
- CC's idea of share-alike is much better defined than GFDL's mess which has loopholes - by being simpler, CC demands everyone behave reasonably rather than trying to specify a whole lot of messy requirements re: specific parts of documentation which are easy to "play" and generate counter-productive variants