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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 21:59:23 UTC 2009

2009/1/11 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>:
> What we are left with, then, is to come up with attribution guidelines
> in the context of CC-BY-SA which are consistent with reasonable
> expectations and established practices for author credit per the GFDL.

False. Read the CC-BY-SA again. Neither of those terms appear in it.

> Given its clear reference to five principal authors for author credit,
> and given established practices to link to the page history (or even
> the article, as per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Copyrights
> ), the proposed attribution-by-URL in certain circumstances is a fully
> legally and ethically acceptable way to meet this need.

Your conclusion is technically correct but meaningless and your line
of reasoning is highly questionable at best.


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