Il giorno mar 12 mar 2019 alle ore 06:16 David Goodman <dggenwp(a)gmail.com>
"with popular topics cannibalizing
What resources can be cannibalized? The limiting resource in WP is
interested people writing, improving, and validating articles. People
choose their own topics. This is different from an organization where
staff can be directed to work on what the management think is important.
I was exactly making reference to this.
Editors' interests are hard to change and, actually, it wouldn't be
auspicable to do it.
The only resources which can be moved are those related to outreaching,
editathons, various kinds of online and offline projects.
Keeping it short I disagree with choosing topics for editathons and similar
initiatives basing on topic popularity since this will be in contrast with
any commitment to diversity, even more it will push a wrong model of
When you state that Mr Trump does not know about Indian-Pakistan conflicts,
does he know that a Nigerian governor outspends
presidents of neighbouring
countries.. There are elections for Nigerian governors...
I didn't wrote this actually, inaccurate quoting of others' opinions can
poison any discussion.
Trying to rephrase, I wrote it would be better to cover things which suits
more the mission of an encyclopedia and which get less attention by media,
as Indian-Paki conflicts background, rather than mr. Trump's covfefes.
What is the propblem with providing what people are looking for?
I often look for bus schedule 😉