[Foundation-l] Reuse policy

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Tue Jun 16 16:21:38 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu>wrote:

> Please don't view this as trolling, because it is a honest question. The
> new
> notice says that "you hereby agree that such credit is sufficient in any
> medium". Mere fact that this statement is there shows that, without
> contributors' agreement, such credit would not be sufficient (or else you
> wouldn't ask for it, given that you don't ask for agreement on a number of
> other details). So, given that there are hundreds of millions of edits
> prior
> to this notice where people haven't given their agreement that this credit
> is
> sufficient, how is this actually going to work?

The same way "anyone can edit" works: magic fairy pixie dust.

Don't try to understand it.  Either accept it, or move on.

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