wiki pedista <wikipedista@...> writes:
In a discussion back in 2002 (starting about here
It was decided that the acknowledgment for the use of
FOLDOC material would be on the same page. I have seen
that said mentions still exist, with the use of a template.
Thanks for pointing that out. It wish someone had included me in the discussion
at the time.
Is this a legal requirement that comes from some
interpretation of our venerable GFDL or just courtesy?
Courtesy. I am happy for FOLDOC content to be used in any way whatsoever in
Wikipedia and have modified the FOLDOC copyright in response to requests from
In either case, do the rights to modify our material
include the right of moving that notice to a less
prominent place, or removing it altogether?
I am very happy to have any kind of acknowledgement or back link on FOLDOC based
articles in Wikipedia. I would be almost as happy just to have a single
acknowledgement on some suitable global page. I would not be at all happy to
have no acknowledgement at all but I'd just cry quietly to myself at night about
Can we assure that our re-users would keep [credits
Of course not, but Wikipedia should Do The Right Thing anyway.