[Wikipedia-l] Nupedia articles-in-progress licensing status?

Alex T. alex756 at nyc.rr.com
Tue Aug 26 16:44:16 UTC 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
"Jimmy Wales" <jwales at bomis.com> said

> I don't know the answer.  In my opinion, everything on Nupedia is
> under the GNU FDL, but then again, I'm not sure what was officially
> said or done back in the day.
> Daniel Mayer wrote:
> > Anybody know the answer to this?
> >
> > Hi Mav,
> >
> > I asked a question on the Wikipedia talk:Nupedia_and_Wikipedia about
> > articles-in-progress on Nupedia qualify under the GFDL, or are they like
> > Nupedia "Chalkboard". I also asked at the Wikipedia:Village pump but I
got no
> > response (the question has since been moved to the Village pump
> > Some of these articles have been languishing since 2001 and it would be
> > if it were possible to use some of them as a basis for articles (or at
> > good stubs) right now. I searched the Nupedia website, mailing lists,
> > etc. and there appears no mention whatsoever of the copyright or
> > status of the articles-in-progress on Nupedia. I was hoping that you
> > have some insight. Thanks. -- Lexor 02:21, 26 Aug 2003 (UTC)

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