[Foundation-l] GFDL Q&A update and question

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Fri Jan 9 00:57:31 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> 2009/1/8 Robert Rohde <rarohde at gmail.com>:
> > I'm looking for guidance of the sort: Doing X, Y, and Z, is generally
> > sufficient to comply with CC-BY-SA.  It need not be minimally
> > sufficient, and probably shouldn't be, since any advice we give ought
> > to be at a level that is clearly black and white, and not gray.  Maybe
> > we necessarily limit that advice to text and certain traditional print
> > mediums, but I do think there needs to be something direct about
> > acceptable standards for attribution.
> I agree. We'll try to formulate that attribution guideline as part of
> the full proposal (and it'll be discussed further from there before we
> go into voting). As I mentioned earlier up-thread, it'll likely look
> similar to what is suggested here:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GFDL_suggestions#Proposed_attribution_text

Erik, who, in your view, is/are "the Original Author"?

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