The money could bring in the skills and experience I think. If a project is worth doing, it's worth doing properly (with community involvement as the key, obviously). I think Rexx's idea is a very good one - and we already know Google loves Wikipedia.

Stevie

On 25 March 2013 21:47, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton@gmail.com> wrote:
On 25 March 2013 21:43, rexx <rexx@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> The most impact that we could realise on a global scale would be to make the
> knowledge in the English Wikipedia available to people who don't speak
> English. 500,000 and Google technical support would go a long way to
> realising some of that goal.
>
> As the largest established chapter in the English-speaking world, the onus
> should probably fall on us to coordinate an effort of that sort.
>
> Thoughts?

I don't think we have anything like the skills or experience to make
good use of the money on that kind of project.

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