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

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.yu
Sat Mar 21 05:46:58 UTC 2009

Дана Saturday 21 March 2009 01:52:06 Erik Moeller написа:
> 2009/3/20 Nikola Smolenski <smolensk at eunet.yu>:
> >> The fact that they may or may not be logged in is completely
> >> irrelevant if the terms and conditions clarify that their username has
> >> nothing to do with the option of supplying an Original Author name as
> >
> > But the terms and conditions do not clarify that, anywhere.
> 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

Of course it is false. CC-BY-SA can be reconciled with attributing by URL only 
(or even with not attributing at all), however in our practice it isn't.

> 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

I read them, and I know I still expected that in print my name would be there 

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