[Foundation-l] RfC: License update proposal

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 18:53:25 UTC 2009

2009/1/22 geni <geniice at gmail.com>:
> 2009/1/22 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>:
>> That's evidently not true. Many people in this debate have said that
>> giving all names encumbers re-use of the work when such lists get very
>> long, so they are not 'fine' with listing all names, because they
>> recognize that there is an additional good (ease of re-use) that needs
>> to be served.
> Not really. Remember that "reasonable to the medium or means"
> statement? Any means that resulted in serious encumberment would be
> unlikely to be considered reasonable. Compared the issues caused by
> copyright notices it's a pretty minor problem.

I really don't see how adding 2 pages of names to a 35 page article is
a serious encumberment.

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