David Gerard wrote:
If you've any further questions on WN
accreditation, feel free to ask on or
off-list. There are problems in the majority of countries that work under
the Napoleonic code and official, government sanctioned credentials are
unavailable unless you make the majority of your income from your
This has nothing to do with Napoleon.
For your information, the Napoleonic code is a civil code, dealing with
property, citizenship, marriage and so on.
In France, the issue of "official" credentials is dealt with in... the
employment code. Nothing to do with the former. Besides, "official"
credentials are not needed - organizers of events, festivals and so on
are free to accept or deny whoever they wish. It's just that many take
the easy route and request the "official" credential.