[Foundation-l] This is not an Advertisement

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 00:20:09 UTC 2006

On 29/12/06, Jeroenvrp <wikipedia at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Op vrijdag 29 december 2006 00:41, schreef Brion Vibber:

> > > Exactly, but you you miss the point completely Brion. It's advertisement
> > > at a location where the free content is CREATED, not
> > > redistributed/mirrored. Actually I don't care about if people make money
> > > with Wikipedia content, the same applies for Linux distributions, but we
> > > are talking about advertisement on the location where the content is
> > > created. That kills our reliability, so far we have that allready.

> > How? Please explain.

> > > It's not about business-models, websites, but
> > > about the source off the free content. Any connection to what kind of
> > > company, religion, political party, government, whatever... will harm one
> > > of the basic principles of this great project.

> > How? Please explain.

> Come on Brion, must I really explain this to you. I don't go that way with
> you. You should know WHY?

No, really ... please explain. You're making these blank assertions on
a public mailing list, and even if you think Brion can read your mind
the rest of us can't.

> Nothing, so let stop us for now. I think everyone had made his/her point and I
> truly hope the communities are much better informed and involved the next
> time.

I suggest it would still help if we understood yours.

- d.

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