On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:52 PM, George Herbert <george.herbert(a)gmail.com>wrote;wrote:
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Anthony
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Delphine Ménard
Wikia, as was said elsewhere, is one of the
biggest Mediawiki users out there and therefore has, in my opinion,
probably the best incentive to make sure that Mediawiki develops in a
way that makes sense for the users.
And what better way to do that then to have people come down to the Wikia
office and work on improving Wikia's software, while the Wikimedia
Foundation pays for not only the developers, but rent on the space they
This is a bizarre attitude. Mediawiki is an open source software package.
Everyone should benefit from improvements, and we should take any
opportunity to cooperate with any company willing to invest time and money
into helping with that.
The suggestion that we should not cooperate with Wikia in this improvement
The whole thing is absurd.
But I never suggested that you shouldn't cooperate with Wikia. Do whatever
you want. It's not my money.