[Foundation-l] Bertelsmann publishes "Wikipedia Encyclopedia in One Volume"

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 09:53:19 UTC 2008

2008/4/28 Magnus Manske <magnusmanske at googlemail.com>:

>  That said, I don't think a WWII book (for example) would be a success
>  - there's enough of that around. Finding a cool, interesting topic
>  that
>  * includes lots of (good) Wikipedia articles
>  * hasn't been covered by thousands of "experts" already
>  is the real first challange IMHO.


That's a book waiting to happen!

>  Then, who'd publish it? A group of users could easily put a PDF on
>  lulu.com and pay for an ISBN, but would this group be liable for
>  copyright infrigment if it is discovered after the book has been
>  printed 10K times?

That's why doing it through a commercial publisher and licensing the
name and puzzle globe would be a suitable way of doing it :-)

- d.

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