[Foundation-l] Proposed revised attribution language

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Mon Mar 16 14:04:45 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:01 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/3/16 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> > In the context of an encyclopedia or encyclopedia article, what
> attribution
> > means seems clear, listing the names or the pseudonyms of the authors.
>  That
> > I'm apt to not raise a fuss over a reuser who fails to do this in certain
> > situations (e.g. where that list is just a click away) does not create a
> > slippery slope whereby it is OK for any reuser to omit this list of names
> in
> > any situation they deem appropriate.
> In that case, surely the letter of the license (and having touched all
> bases first as far as getting the reuser to do the right thing) is all
> the aggrieved contributor needs.
> WMF advice can't actually construct new terms for the CC by-sa 3.0.

It can't even release my contributions under CC by-sa 3.0, for that matter.

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