On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Erik Moeller <erik(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
2009/1/21 Nikola Smolenski <smolensk(a)eunet.yu>yu>:
I'm not sure that these positions should be
balanced. For example,
who believes that an URL should be fine is also
OK if all names are
but not the other way around.
That's evidently not true. Many people in this debate have said that
giving all names encumbers re-use of the work when such lists get very
long, so they are not 'fine' with listing all names, because they
recognize that there is an additional good (ease of re-use) that needs
to be served.
But they granted a license to use their work under the GFDL, didn't they?
The GFDL certainly allows listing all names, doesn't it?
If you're saying these people have a right to revoke the GFDL from their
work, well, I won't argue against you. But I find it strange that you would