Fred Bauder wrote:
Barring some major collapse Wikipedia will soon have a
presence on the internet. However we need to be cautious to not let our
mouth outrun our gun. Soon means 5 or 10 years.
Certainly, but dealing with the PRC is dealing with bureaucracy more
than dealing with "communism". Bureaucrats tend not to consider what
others are doing as part of their job description. They tend to uphold
the law based on their own narrow views of what that law means, and what
they feel will please their superiors.. This results in very
conservative decisions. They would do Dilbert proud.
The present crisis, like the last one of the kind, will probably be
solved by our colleagues in China, who have experience in approaching
Kafka's Castle. Those of us on the outside need to be patient, and
avoid compromising the situation that our colleagues find themselves in.