[Wikimedia-l] Mobile starting page design for Zero users

Tobias church.of.emacs.ml at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 6 23:03:42 UTC 2013

On 12/06/2013 11:44 PM, Yuri Astrakhan wrote:
> A typical startup page has a custom banner, e.g. "Free Wikipedia
> provided by [Company]", and a list of common languages in that
> country.

I realize this is merely a minor aspect and might trigger a tedious 
debate, but "Free Wikipedia" is far from ideal. Wikipedia's tagline is 
"the free encyclopedia", where "free" clearly points to libre, not 
gratis carrier coverage. By using "free" in a similar context, but 
entirely different meaning, we undermine this important distinction and 
create more confusion.

See also:

-- Tobias

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