[Foundation-l] Attribution survey and licensing next steps

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 15:36:50 UTC 2009

2009/3/8 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Crediting "Wikipedia" would never be acceptable under CC-by-SA, since
>> existing contributions weren't made under a terms of service that
>> required permission be granted for such attribution.
> True, but would the Creative Commons lawyers agree with you?  Typing
> "Wikipedia Alabama" into my browser brings up the same page as typing "
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama".

Yes, but there is even less guarantee that that will always work than
there is that the URL will always work. And it relies on you knowing
that it should work and trying it.

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