[Foundation-l] Proposed revised attribution language

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sun Mar 15 04:32:39 UTC 2009

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen wrote:
> Language will not bind contributors who understand they
> are protected by the copyleft provisions of both GFDL and
> CC-BY-SA. That just will not happen.
> In the real world much of the terms of use will be just so
> much arm-waving, let us be realistic.

This just brings us back to a point I tried to make before.  When a user 
fails or even refuses to comply with whatever attribution rules we 
proclaim, who is going to force him to do so?  Contributors: Take solace 
in the knowledge that your rights are fully protected by an army of 
paper tigers.


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