2011/3/29 ???? <wiki-list(a)phizz.demon.co.uk>uk>:
On 28/03/2011 18:35, Nathan wrote:
The bar for contributing is higher. Whether
because editing is more
technically challenging, or because the rules and standards are more
complex, or simply because more of what people know is documented than
it was 4 years ago... it's harder in a variety of ways for people to
contribute significantly on a regular basis (i.e. become regular
editors, as opposed to making several contributions and not
Ah there is the reason, the sum of all human knowledge is approaching
completion. Well done to all.
We are very far from that.
All the issue is that of notability.
If we apply the current criteria, which is mainly applied on Western
subjects, to other parts of the world, we could have 10 times more
articles (villages and towns, local customs and food, etc.).