[Foundation-l] Reuse policy

geni geniice at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 18:22:31 UTC 2009

2009/6/16 Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu>:
> 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".

No it says "Re-users will be required to credit you in any medium, at
minimum, through a hyperlink or URL to the article you are
contributing to" which is both actively misleading and not an actual
release. It is also longer than your version.

> 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?

It doesn't but Erik appears to hope that enough hand waving will make
the issue go away.


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