[Foundation-l] Knol: on the bright side of things...

Mike Godwin mgodwin at wikimedia.org
Wed Jul 30 12:28:41 UTC 2008

Massimiliano writes:

> 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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