Jimmy Wales wrote:
Lars Aronsson wrote:
He started it as a test, and it snowballed out of
could predict its popularity. Larry to me seems like a hesitant
Martin Luther who says "wait, I didn't want to start a new church,
only reform the old one!" But nobody wants to wait.
The original idea for a wiki for Wikipedia was not proposed by Larry,
but by Jeremy Rosenfeld.
Jimbo: "OK, guys. What should we call our new project?"
Larry Sanger: "How about 'Wikipedia'?"
Jimbo: "That sounds cool. But how is it going to work?"
Jeremy Rosenfeld: "I have an idea! Let's use a wiki!"
Jimbo: "Brilliant! Jeremy, you're the man!"
Larry Sanger: "But it was *my* idea!"