[Foundation-l] Re-licensing

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 00:24:49 UTC 2009

2009/1/23 George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 2009/1/22 Mike Godwin <mgodwin at wikimedia.org>:
>> > allowing editors who insist on being listed to be
>> > listed
>> I think unless that is opt-out, not opt-in, it won't help and if it's
>> opt-out if probably won't make things much easier.
> Why?
> If we assert a default "sense of the community" that the URL is reasonable,
> and allow individual authors to override that (and consequently annoy
> readers and redistributors in the future) how does that negatively affect
> any author's rights or property?

Either it's reasonable, or it's not. If you feel the need to give
people the option of opting out, then obviously you think it isn't
reasonable. Also, why should people that have edited in the past and
then moved on not get the same rights as current editors?

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