Book talk:Universally Preferable Behaviour

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The full text of a book by a living author? This is probably not the best use of the Mises wiki. It certainly is not what users expect of this service. We might need to formulate some rules governing issues like this. --Jatucker 08:14, 1 December 2010 (CST)

I do agree with Jatucker. This should not be a repository of books. Also the use of expressions in the first person is not in the spirit of the site, IMHO. Portuguese 10:50, 1 December 2010 (CST)
Mises Wiki claims to be a "Global Repository of Classical-Liberal Thought" which is a collection or library. This calls to mind all content that fits into that category, including books. If books are not going to be hosted here, maybe changing the slogan to say "encyclopaedia" instead of "repository" might help avoid confusion. Anarchei 17:12, 1 December 2010 (CST)
What, are you afraid that the wiki is going to run out of space? To me, your objection honestly sounds like a made-up excuse to exclude content you dislike for unspecified reasons.

Copyright status

What is the copyright status of this work? I'm looking at the pdf version [1] and I see:

Universally Preferable Behaviour: A Rational Proof of Secular Ethics, Copyright 2007 by Stefan Molyneux. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews.

If this is the case, we definitely can't host it here. And Stefan can't say "Sure, it's okay to put it on Mises Wiki" – he would need to specifically say that he releases it under the CC-BY-3.0 license and waives all rights not protected by that license. --Forgottenman (talk) 10:18, 1 December 2010 (CST)

Is this a transcription?

Some edits have been made with times that appear to be a location on a recorded version of this. Could someone who knows Mr. Molyneux's works explain how the MP3 information fits in? Perhaps he read his written work aloud and these times fit his readings? Can't quite figure it. An introductory guideline and/or disclaimer from someone who understands might be in order.

Further, in general, all of these edits should include a "Summary:" explanation within the editing page, so the rest of us know what's what. Please look to include that as you go, folks. Thanks in advance. -- RayBirks 11:33, 8 December 2010 (CST)