[Foundation-l] RfC: License update proposal

geni geniice at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 19:23:53 UTC 2009

2009/1/22 Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>:
> 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.

Now read that article outloud and record it. Reasonable to the medium
or means in this case however lets people follow the common practice
of putting the credit on the record sleeve /CD jewel case.


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