* Posts by John Sullivan

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John Sullivan

Fork?

I think a fork would be a great idea. All the material in Wikipedia is GFDL:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About#Trademarks_and_copyrights

That would be awesome if somebody cloned the contents and used it to start up a competing site, except with an attempt to make less dysfunctional rules for differences of opinion among editors.

I find those "citation needed" thingies extremely irritating. It feels so much like a pre-emptive justification for removing material you don't like.

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