There is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:CC-notice on en at least
specifically for the purpose of incorporating text licensed cc-by content
within articles

On 27 August 2017 at 21:28, John Erling Blad <jeb...@gmail.com> wrote:

> In some cases we need to attribute content created on external sites, and
> reused on Wikimedia-sites. In Norway Åndsverksloven says "The creator has
> the right to be named according to good practice" ("Opphavsmannen har krav
> på å bli navngitt slik som god skikk tilsier") and for our content that is
> given by our license and our terms of use. That means by a link to the page
> if possible, or if possible an entry in the history.
>
> Now we use a template on the page itself, or similar, but it is not the
> page on our site that the external entity has provided, they have provided
> the content at their site. So we must say that in some consistent way.
>
> I believe that the best option would be to have a log entry injected into
> the history for our page that says "this revision comes in full or part
> from that external source". Such an entry could be made by the editor or by
> an administrator, but must be made as an extension of the revision. It
> should also be possible to delete such an entry.
>
> An alternative could be to make the summary editable, but the summary is
> the description of the revision, not the source of the revision.
>
> Does this make sense? Will it solve the problem, or is it just another
> level that makes things more confusing?
>
> John Erling Blad
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