[Foundation-l] Knol: on the bright side of things...
mgodwin at wikimedia.org
Wed Jul 30 12:28:41 UTC 2008
> I still don't understand why we should reject the copyleft
> philosophy and
> change to an attribution license. I think that our mission is not
> only to
> provide free information and knowledge, but also to be sure that it
> will be
> kept free.
> I don't think that we should change our licensing policies in order
> to be
> published on Google Knol: why we should do it? If Knols wants to
> allow its
> users to publish Wikipedia-derivative content they should change their
> terms, IMHO.
FWIW, this is my view as well. I'm disappointed with Knol's licensing
options, which strike me as far too conservative.
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