[Foundation-l] Announcing a great project within the German language Wikipedia

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Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] Announcing a great project within the German
language Wikipedia

Mathias Schindler wrote:

>With great pleasure, I would like to tell you about an announcement
>that was made just hours ago at the German language Wikipedia mailing
>list about a three-year-project: The German Federal Ministry of Food,
>Agriculture and Customer Protection [1] is going to fund the
>improvement of articles in the de-wikipedia that deal with the topic
>of renewable resources.
>To my knowledge, this is a worldwide premiere and it is my hope that
>we will use the experience gained from this project to find new
>opportunities for supporting Wikipedia and the creation of freely
>licensed content in general.
Excellent.  Creating free content is certainly a more important activity 
than merely using free content.


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