[Foundation-l] content ownership in different projects

Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis xekoukou at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 23:07:17 UTC 2011

Ray, I agree with you. The trust metric is not meant to substitute critical

What I try to do seems to me quite interesting.Google uses links between
pages to rank them. This metric uses links between people to rank pages. It
is intended as a search engine. What is more, links between people have
semantic meaning and pages have properties.

2011/6/19 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>

> On 17 June 2011 16:08, Marco Chiesa <chiesa.marco at gmail.com> wrote:
> > To be honest, when you release your work under cc-by-sa you grant a
> > third party the right to reuse a (small or large) part of your work to
> > make a derivative work. The license in itself is not what determines
> > that the live version of a Wikipedia article is the last one, this
> > happens because of Wikipedia policies. And of course, your (old)
> > version is not deleted from the article history apart from a few
> > cases. The point is: Wikipedia is a collaborative encyclopedia, if
> > people don't accept this they can always publish somewhere else.
> Indeed. "No ownership of articles" does not follow from the licence -
> it's just the way things happen to be done on Wikipedia.
> For comparison, I understand that Wikibooks are considered somewhat
> "owned" by the person starting the book.
> - d.
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