[Wikimedia-l] BBC Open Content

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 17:27:02 UTC 2012

On 10 April 2012 18:12, Richard Farmbrough <richard at farmbrough.co.uk> wrote:

> Well, actually we don't know it works for us. Our stuff is in early draft,
> and re-use of text is already making life pretty difficult already (checking
> for copyvios, notability, and clones in repressive regimes (Baidu Baike) ).
>  We  are also causing breaks in attribution chains every time we delete
> something that is mirrored, and the case law is still patchy to say the
> least.

By "works", I mean that Wikipedia is the great big unignorable case of
free content working and being good enough to be useful.

And for them to call me. The context is them saying free content is
just impossible and me pointing out we're the counterexample.

- d.

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