[Foundation-l] Five main authors myth

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 23:13:24 UTC 2007

2007/12/4, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>:
> > Wikipedia/WMF is constantly (in bad faith) denying that the version
> > history is the section history of the GNU FDL.
> {{fact}}
> Just because its not updated manually doesn't make it invalid. It
> happens when the author clicks "submit", thus the author causes it to
> happen, how is that significantly different to the author doing it? In
> your example of a dead tree software manual, is a new author not
> allowed to get their publisher or solicitor to handle the attribution
> side of things, they have to do it themselves?

It seems the two of you are barking up the same tree. Nowhere does
Klaus say that the version history is invalid, quite on the contrary.
He is saying that it _is_ the version history, and therefore that one
is not allowed to copy Wikipedia material without republishing the
history page as well.

Andre Engels, andreengels at gmail.com
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