On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Tony Sidaway <tonysidaway(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Now whatever the merits of his case, this chap does have a point about
the unfriendliness of the environment. It isn't so much that we've
gone out of our way to be unfriendly, but the tool we use to
interact--the wiki, in other words--isn't really very fit for the
Wikis are _supposed_ to invite contributions, but here we seem to have
built a big maze that only frustrates people who in good faith want to
help us to make it better.
In this case, Sullivan wasn't a reader. He was a would-be editor trying to
maintain an article about a barely notable SEO expert.
I've noticed that a lot of critics of Wikipedia began by trying to promote
some non-notable cause only to be rebuffed.