[Foundation-l] RfC: License update proposal

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 12:13:36 UTC 2009

2009/1/23 Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk>:
> 2009/1/23 Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com>:
>>> 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...
> Nikola's cutoff above was "If all edits shorter than 10 characters are
> excluded..." - this sounds not unreasonable, since adding three words
> or more will take you over it.

In the vast majority of cases, that will work fine. There will be the
odd edit where less than 10 characters is significant (especially is
the user has made lots of short edits), but probably not many. It may
be "reasonable" to neglect those few corner cases.

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