[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Attribution and Relicensing

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Wed Jan 21 19:59:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:55 AM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/1/20 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> > That doesn't really any of my questions, though I was more looking for an
> > answer from Erik or Mike anyway.
> >
> > It's a fairly important question, since compatibility with other works
> under
> > CC-BY-SA is allegedly the main reason for the relicensing.
> >
> > Is the question clear?  Maybe I should be even more specific.  How would
> one
> > go about using content from Citizendium in Wikipedia, if Wikipedia
> > relicenses content under CC-BY-SA?
> Assuming a large number of authors on Citizendium. Use the export
> function there to provide the file in a useful format and reactivate
> the import function on en to export it (at a pinch is should be
> possible to put together a script that can grab the relevant
> information and turn it into a file suitable for import to wikipedia
> without having to use the export function).

I actually have such a script written in python already, and it would be
trivial for others to wirite similar ones. I suppoose my point is that
reusing content from other Wikis is easy if Import is turned back on (as you
keep full edit histories).


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