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“copyright” and QuestionHub harvesting questions from SO

Basically, my question which I posted at SO is also displayed at QuestionHub .

I'd like to know, why this was done and who did it.

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marked as duplicate by ChrisF, Andreas Bonini, Ladybug Killer, Pops, Jon Seigel Aug 17 '10 at 17:05

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See… – ChrisF Aug 17 '10 at 11:06
At least they're writing "ServerFault" right next to it. – Time Traveling Bobby Aug 17 '10 at 11:15
@Bobby - Strange though as it was posted at SO! – Martin Smith Aug 17 '10 at 12:03
@Martin Smith: Right...the link is pointing there...odd... – Time Traveling Bobby Aug 17 '10 at 12:16
up vote 3 down vote accepted

All content is licensed via CC-Wiki and, as such, can be included in other works (like that web site) as long as they correctly attribute it to SO and you:

  • Visually indicate that the content is from Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, Server Fault, or Super User in some way. It doesn’t have to be obnoxious; a discreet text blurb is fine. Check, sort of, shows ServerFault when the question is from SO

  • Hyperlink directly to the original question on the source site (e.g., Check

  • Show the author names for every question and answer Check

  • Hyperlink each author name directly back to their user profile page on the source site (e.g., Check

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miraculously, they do actually follow the attribution requirements! huzzah! – Jeff Atwood Aug 17 '10 at 12:29
The only thing that is questionable is the link to the author, it's almost the same color as the background. – HoLyVieR Aug 17 '10 at 12:32
@Holyvier: But they do also have a link on the avatar. – Time Traveling Bobby Aug 17 '10 at 12:45
@Bobby The avatar links to the question on the same site. – HoLyVieR Aug 17 '10 at 13:29
@Holyvier: Oooohhhhh... – Time Traveling Bobby Aug 17 '10 at 13:59

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