[Foundation-l] RfC: License update proposal

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Wed Jan 28 15:54:59 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <
cimonavaro at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> > As others have pointed out on this or nearby threads, attribution is
> > highly medium specific.
> [snip]
> However, if what you say happens to in fact be correct
> (never mind if it has been previously covered in these
> threads or not), that would be quite significant, in
> particular in those jurisdictions where moral rights
> are defined in law.

I don't think there's much dispute that attribution is highly medium
specific.  A URL printed in a textbook is clearly much different from a URL
encoded into a web page.  The only question is whether the specifics should
focus on the rights of the author, or on maximizing ease of redistribution.

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