[Foundation-l] Licensing transition: opposing points of view

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 01:04:15 UTC 2009

2009/3/21 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>:
> So let's step back for a second. There is a claim that the legal code
> of CC-BY-SA cannot be reconciled with the notion of attributing via
> URL-linkback only. Do you agree that this claim is false? If the claim
> is false, then surely it is possible to create terms and conditions
> for a website under which authors contribute under such a model. If it
> is possible, then the final question is whether the current proposed
> terms for the edit page satisfy those conditions. I contend that they
> do, because they are sufficiently clear about the intended
> consequences (we don't need to spell out in detail how the terms and
> conditions relate to the license, as long as it's possible for them to
> relate to the license in a way that is logical and consistent).

Again you miss the point. Wikipedia has 293,896,584 edits that were
not released under those TOS.


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