[Foundation-l] Proposed revised attribution language

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Wed Mar 11 20:36:29 UTC 2009

2009/3/10 Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro at gmail.com>:
> Erik Moeller wrote:
>> b) a link to an
>> alternative online copy which is freely accessible and conforms with
>> the license and includes a list a list of all authors,
> What is the purpose of the wording "and
> includes a list a list of all authors," ?

b) in the attribution language is essentially intended to refer to any
alternative online copy that has all the same key characteristics as
Wikipedia. Wikipedia includes a list of all authors (through its page
history), so any alternative online copy that we accept as a link
target should also do so. I'm not suggesting that they need to list
the authors in a different format - is the wording unclear here?

Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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