On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 12:10:59PM +0100, habj wrote:
Is the website called "Česká Aikido
Wikipedie" known to the WMF?
most likely not.
This website is about the Japanese martial art aikido, and is most
surely run by a private indivudual who makes no money from it. Still
I wonder if the WMF objects to other websites using words like
"Wikipedie" in their names. I must say I reacted quite strongly when I
I would suggest not to react strongly, but use Hanlon's razor: most
likely the site owner thinks wikipedie is synonym of wiki, and is
completely unaware of WMF existence, and any trademark or intellectual
Words like... Wikipedi_e_ is the word for Wikipedia in Czech (from
wiki+encykopedie), see cs:
The confusion is quite common in Czechia - even many journalists know just
about Wikipedia, not wikis in general, so when they write about some
wiki, they use terms like "version of Wikipedia" where "wiki" should
Proposed solution: I'll write a letter in Czech to the site owner,
explaining the situation politely.
Jan Kulveit ([[User:Wikimol]])