[Foundation-l] RfC: License update proposal

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 11:34:02 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk> wrote:
> 2009/1/23 Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu>:
>> Article length was 82028 bytes, and length of contributors' names is 650 bytes
>> (or 0.8% of the article's length). If that would be printed in an
>> encyclopedic format, the article would take some more than ten pages, and the
>> list of authors would take 10 rows, if printed in a slightly smaller font. To
>> me, this looks reasonable.
> It's a lot less unreasonable than many suggestions! :-)
> I wonder - would it be possible to get some kind of script set up to
> take, say, a thousand of our most popular articles and tell us what
> the "cite all named authors who make nontrivial contributions" result
> would be like? This might be a useful bit of data...

If you define "nontrivial" for me, that should not be too hard...

André Engels, andreengels at gmail.com

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