[Foundation-l] Interwiki map criteria and nofollow

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed May 2 13:26:36 UTC 2007

On 02/05/07, Rich Holton <richholton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some issues remain with this approach. Of course, we'd need to agree to
> some definition of "free content." Would no-commercial-use sites be
> included? Another issue is the situation where parts of a site are "free
> content" by whatever definition we use, and other parts are not.

I was assuming "free content" per http://freedomdefined.org/ , which
happens to be the definition we use. (And was written by Erik

> Finally, it does not truly address the perception of conflict of interest.


> Given the volume of complaining that the nofollow policy has generated
> from the SEO community, the so-called "link juice" from Wikipedia must
> be valuable. Have we considered the possibility of this as a revenue stream?

Hah! Sell it? Note, not selling interwiki mappings.

- d.

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