[Foundation-l] PD in Israel

Luiz Augusto lugusto at gmail.com
Tue May 1 18:58:52 UTC 2007

On 5/1/07, Yann Forget <yann at forget-me.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> Luiz Augusto a écrit :
> > On 4/28/07, Ryan Dabler <zhaladshar at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 4/27/07, Luiz Augusto <lugusto at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I'm on a similar problem at the Portuguese Wikisource due to the
> >>> [[:m:American non-acceptance of the rule of the shorter term]] (see on
> >>> [1];
> >>> but the problem is on PD-old-70 and posthumous works).
> >>>
> >>> I've proposed in a private e-mail to Anthere (not yet replied, I think
> >>> that
> >>> she is busy in others subjects) to create a set of wikis <lang>.non-
> >>> us.wikisource.org hosted outside of the United States ({{derivative}}
> >> from
> >>> the Debian non-us software repository [2]) to host works PD-old
> >> worldwide
> >>> but copyrighted in the USA.
> >>
> >> Why not just upload the texts to http://wikilivres.info ?  The servers
> for
> >> the site are located in Canada, and it was created by
> [[s:fr:User:Yann]].
> >> It seems like we would just be recreating the wheel here with this
> >> proposal
> >> when a good alternative already exists.
> >
> > Yann has a really good initiative setting up the wikilivres.info some
> > mounths ago. But unfortunatelly this have limitations. Wikilivres
> currently
> > is so much like the Wikisource at the beginning: a ambitious
> multilingual
> > project in a single wiki site. I know the Wikisource project since 2004
> > (when I have created my first user account on wikisource.org/wiki:
> Lugusto,
> > User ID 568). But I'm a active editor on Wikisource only since April
> 2006.
> > This isn't a coincidence. Is so much confuse to work in a project like
> > Wikisource on a multilingual wiki. The user interface is one, you try to
> > search from a writer and you get a page in spanish, you try to read a
> text
> > and get a page on italian...
> At the beginning, I only thought about hosting documents in French. Then
> I found that there are documents in English which might be usefully
> hosted there. So now the objective it is to change Wikilivres to a fully
> multilingual wiki. Just now, I have doubt about the usefulness to have
> several subdomains seeing the number of users and documents, but I am
> open to changes. Anyway you are much welcome to start a Portuguese
> section there. And please come to discuss on #wikilivres on Freenode or
> put suggestions on the wiki itself, as this is a bit offtopic here. ;o)

I aren't telling to you change wikilivres.info. It is a functional wiki for
theirs purposes. I've only replied to a question ;)

> Anyway, is impossible to link to a page at the wikilivres.info from
> > Wikipedia, Wikibooks (or from Wikisource itself) without using a
> external
> > link. This isn't userfriendly.
> A solution was proposed for that.

Thanks for all that have mentioned the interwiki map. This is new to me and
I've made a request for addition.

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