[Wikimedia-l] Licencing question

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Jan 22 17:16:26 UTC 2013

On 22 January 2013 16:51, Richard Symonds
<richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk> wrote:

> The CC family of licences, and Commons re-use guidelines, however, say that
> you need to have attribution using a byline next to the image, in the
> fashion 'Horation Nelson/CC-BY-SA'.
> It appears that opinion is divided on whether a hyperlink is acceptable as
> attribution, therefore I'm asking the experts:
>    - Does anyone have any input on this?
>    - Has this discussion been had before, if so, where?
>    - Should Wikipedia, Commons and the various Wikimedia sites use the full
>    byline, or are we OK just using a hyperlink?
> Your thoughts much appreciated!

Considering mixing my elephant (in corner) and worm (can of) metaphors...

Andy Mabbett

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