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Add GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) as a license choice
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I suggest adding GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL)as a choice while selecting Wiki license.
GPL is specially designed for software, not text. Using GPL in wikis will probably cause some troubles.
DistroWiki documents Free Software, and some great sources are licensed under GFDL, and quoting them to a CC licensed wiki is illegal. However, if the wiki is licensed under GFDL, both contents licensed under GFDL and licensed under CC licenses can be used, thus improving content quality greatly.
Bt the way, some pages on Wikipedia are licensed under GFDL. That successful stories proves GFDL is suitable for such a open documenting platform.
Above all, I strongly suggest adding GFDL as a choice.

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RhinosF1 moved this task from Backlog to In Progress on the Configuration board.
RhinosF1 moved this task from Backlog to Short Term on the MediaWiki (SRE) board.

By the way, should GPL be removed? It's not suitable for wikis, but I'm afraid it will affect some wikis that are using it.

In T9187#186242, @GT610 wrote:

By the way, should GPL be removed? It's not suitable for wikis, but I'm afraid it will affect some wikis that are using it.

That should be a separate task as it'll need support to remove existing wikis from it.

merged RhinosF1's PR.