[Foundation-l] Texts deleted on French Wikisource

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 19:23:26 UTC 2010

When I read:  "Wikisource content in the French language targets the French
public, and therefore, under French conflict of laws principles, the
copyright law of France applies to this content." I do read the French
public. Wikisource does not target the French public per se.

On 2 June 2010 17:05, Tim Landscheidt <tim at tim-landscheidt.de> wrote:

> Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The notion that French is spoken only in France is factually wrong.
> > Consequently the claim that French literature targets the French public
> is
> > arguably wrong as well. Either French is a world language or it is only
> > spoken by the French public, you cannot have it both ways.
> > Not only in my opinion is French a world language.
> > [...]
> Yann's (English) quote of Gallimard's claim doesn't say any-
> where that French literature targets the French public /ex-
> clusively/.
> Tim
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