[Foundation-l] Citizendium, a new venture, will "fork" off from online encyclopedia Wikipedia
geniice at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 11:22:01 UTC 2006
On 9/18/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/09/06, Brion Vibber <brion at pobox.com> wrote:
> > Sabine Cretella wrote:
> > > Does it sound strange to you that at the beginning of this year I said
> > > to a friend of mine that my feeling told me that someone will take over
> > > the contents of Wikipedia and create a separate project.
> > That's entirely normal in the course of events, and only one of many such
> > projects; Wikipedia has an open-content license precisely to allow these sorts
> > of projects.
> Yes. Though we're notably lacking in forks that are actively edited;
> Wikinfo is the only one I know of. Other than that it's pretty much
> static mirror sites with Google ads.
Trying to fight off our smarter vandels without haveing our antivandel
people tends to result in people haveing to make registration hard
which kills the project.
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