[Foundation-l] google to launch encyclopedic project?

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Fri Dec 14 15:23:15 UTC 2007

> 2007/12/14, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:
>> On 14/12/2007, Domas Mituzas <midom.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > This just in - from official Google blog:
>> > http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/12/encouraging-people-to-
>> > contribute.html
>> http://www.google.com/images/blogs/knol_lg.png shows a CC-by-3.0 tag.
>> That's a BIG WIN for Wikimedia and what we do - making free content
>> *normal and expected*. If they require contributions to be under a
>> proper free content licence, then I'm a BIG FAN of this endeavour.
>> Same reason Citizendium succeeding (assuming they pick a free licence)
>> would be a big win for what we do - it's not competition, it's
>> expanding the pool of unencumbered knowledge.
> The strange thing is with possibliity to editing this by many and
> simultaneusly puting just one name of author. Or the idea is that only
> one author can edit? If so, there is no reason to have "edit" tab
> visible by all..  It is not clear to me, what they really want to do.
> --
> Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

Doubtless they are considering alternative.


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