This is (probably) happening, and it's annoying me, and there's quite a lot of backlash from the community.
If you read all of that post and the comments and the answers and the answers' comments (or, indeed, CTRL-F +
code golf1), you will see niche sites like Code Golf and Code Review mentioned as being special, that is, not the same relationship as Stack Overflow has to code snippets (or far more than snippets.)
I realise it's mostly up to The Ones At The Top With The Lawyers, but what
are will be the effects of this on Code Golf? Will anyone obey my
I hereby request you attribute this to me, blah blah2? Will this kill creativity in answers? Will the site change at all, or will nobody care at all because nobody gives a thought to the current licensing scheme...?
It seems, especially from some comments made by the Meta.SE mods, that in the cases of communities like ours, communication and a community-voiced stance will be encouraged. This seems to imply we, as a community, can contribute to the state of the licenses used on SE.
What, if any, will our stance be?
1 I guess this is a form of code now ... ?
2 And so is this?