[Foundation-l] content ownership in different projects

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Jun 18 20:07:37 UTC 2011

On 06/17/11 5:01 PM, Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis wrote:
> I am a bit biased since I have a project to add a trust metric on mediawiki
> but I think that content ownership is important. It lets us evaluate the
> content without reading it which is important to most of us who are only
> experts on one subject.

Somebody should still have to read the article to apply the trust 
metric.  What are the criteria for the trust metric. Ultimately they are 
statistical determinations with stated deviations.

> In any case, if someone doesnt want other to change their
> articles, the best thing that could be done is forking the article. That of
> course is against the way Wikimedia works.
Yes, I would encourage more forks, but how is it anti-wiki for them to 
start their own site?


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