It's license needs to be verified. (I don't know whether it includes other earlier Tamil encyclopaedias which are in public domain. PD-OLD) Also, it may not go directly into Tamil Wikipedia, but would rather be suitable for Tamil Wikisource, I think. We can then pick appropriate material for Tamil Wikipedia.
- Sundar "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted." - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture ----- Original Message ---- > From: Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: Mon, November 15, 2010 11:53:57 AM > Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Encyclopedia merge into Wikipedia. > > On 15 November 2010 11:40, Nagarjuna G <nagar...@gnowgi.org> wrote: > > > do we have license to adopt or use this material for tamil wikipedia? > > I am working on a similar plan with Marathi Viswakosh project in Mumbai. > > Is this material out of copyright? Or is there some indication from > the Government that they might be willing to release it under an open > license? > > > Thank you. > > Best, > > Gautam > ________ > http://social.prathambooks.org/ > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l