[Foundation-l] alternatives

SJ Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 10:51:50 UTC 2007

On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, Anthere wrote:

>> 2) News agents and others: this might raise money if we could offer
>> them some stable version which has been scanned for vandalism. Call it
>> premum content.
> Hmmmm. Though I am not so sure the idea of selling scanned-for-vandalism
> version, whilst letting non scan for free, will be widely accepted.
> People may request free AND checked. Or maybe I did not exactly
> understood your proposal.

Once we have a way to generate a scanned-for-vandalism flag, I imagine 
that all communities will move to take advantage of this, and it will be 
available to all.

> * Much of what we have is fancruft, and it seems fairly popular. Move
> all fanstuff to a separate project, outside wikipedia. Call if
> fanpedia or something. Let this project be more liberal in its
> acceptance of media, and let this project accept advertisements. This
> could probably support all wiki projects.
> So... what you suggest is that the Foundation set up a website,
> primarily constituted of fan-oriented information, with mostly
> copyrighted images under fair-use doctrine, and put advertisement on
> this web site, and use the income generated by this mean to support
> other projects ?
> Errrrr. What do other think of that idea ???

This sounds like a mistake.


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