Gregory Maxwell schreef:
On 8/24/07, Eugene van der Pijll
* It would be wrong for us to widen the attribution gap between
photographers and text writers. We can't inline credit all text
authors because some articles have hundreds of authors. So inline
credit would provide discriminatory attribution.
Most of our text is written by wikipedians. They do not expect
attribution. Text that is imported from other sources should be
attributed. (EB1911, MathWorld, etc.)
Photographers outside of Wikipedia also expect attribution.
* Even if it's not advertisement we have users
with names like
"User:NoseNuggets"... if thats their preferred name for attribution it
would be a bullet in the head of the current professionalism of our
This is no problem: we don't have to add attributions to Wikipedia
users, only to external sources.
I've suggested several in the past that we provide
a more obvious
attributions link, for example:
This looks good, I like it.