[Foundation-l] Proposed revised attribution language

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 01:13:18 UTC 2009

2009/3/16 Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:59 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Indeed. The claim is meaningless and querulous noise. Printed objects
>> commonly have a URL on them these days. Listing a source or history
>> short URL would do the job it's intended to.

> True, but those are not URLs that contain information that they are
> contractually obliged to provide to you together with the object.

You have failed to establish how that makes any difference - it
doesn't. The reason for it being there makes no difference as to
whether people know what a URL is when they see it in print.

- d.

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