[Foundation-l] Wikipedia is not the Karma Sutra, was Re: commons and freely licensed sexual imagery

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Thu May 14 21:32:59 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If there is a massive market for this, then why hasn't such a mirror already been created?
> I am serious here.  Is there something that acting as a stumbling block to a third-party creating a SafeForKidsPedia mirror?  Our content is supposed to be easily reused by groups with different target audiences than Wikipedia, so why isn't it happening?  What can we do to make the content more easily re-usable for different purposes?
> I think our efforts would be better focused making all of our content better suited for re-usability by different tastes and then letting third-party work out exactly which tastes need to be targeted.  Rather than creating a mirror ourselves for "No Nudity" and leaving the whatever existing stumbling blocks are in place for general re-purposing of the content.
> Birgitte SB

Yes, the two big stumbling blocks for making mirrors are:

1) No recent good full dump of enwiki (last complete one was Jan '07)
2) That amount of data is impractical to import to the target database.

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