[Foundation-l] What's wrong with CC-BY-SA?

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 23:20:01 UTC 2007

On 01/12/2007, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> As far as I can tell it's pretty clear: The copyright holder
> determines whether or not they want to designate someone else for the
> purpose of attribution -- and a participatory website like a wiki can
> _require_ such designation. Wikinews actually does: On the edit
> screen, it states that you agree that your edits will be attributed
> "to Wikinews".

Interestingly, this suggests we can't practically incorporate BY-SA
material first published elsewhere into Wikinews without the consent
of the author(s)...

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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