[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Attribution and Relicensing

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 22:09:25 UTC 2009

Erik Moeller wrote:
> 2009/1/16 Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro at gmail.com>:
>> Erik Moeller wrote:
>>> I think requiring attribution-by-history should be the best practice
>>> for heavily edited articles, at least until we more prominently point
>>> out the author credit in the article footer.
>> Eh? Which should it be? A requirement, or a best practise?
> What I meant is, 'requiring attribution-by-history-reference seems
> like the most reasonable attribution requirement, at least
> unless/until attribution is more visible on the article page itself.'

If you are going to qualify things as finely as "seems like
the most reasonable attribution requirement"; wouldn't
it be much more useful to use language like "recommend"
or "suggest" instead of "require"?


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

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