On 29 August 2010 17:52, David Moran <fordmadoxfraud(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Well, right. That's kind of what I mean. These
things happened to
Citizendium because credentialism is the natural outcome of trying to create
a system of valuing a certain class of contributors more than others.
I was amazed just how actively negative credentialism could be -
Shirky posited it as merely putting a dead weight on the project, not
actually driving it backwards. Did anyone actually predict it would
result in CZ becoming a crank magnet?
If anyone wanted to advocate credentialism on Wikimedia projects,
they'd first have to work out how to fix the pseudoscience problem on