I think this is very important because the project
that gets our new
software, inter-language links, support and future
functionality is probably the project that will
endure. I know it will be the
project I contribute to.
Any other thoughts on this?
Since you indicated
This of course would be a slap in the face of the
Encyclopedia Libre folks -
many of whom want more cooperation with Wikipedia.
But there is a very vocal
few who hate Wikipedia.
It seems that the most natural move would be to ask
their community what they think about it. You state
some would like more cooperation, and a few hate
Wikipedia. Well, that's to them to discuss together
maybe and conclude whether they would like more
cooperation, or even coming back to us, or reversly
absolutely not loose their "independance".
Since some of them are busy porting articles from one
to the other encyclopedia, maybe would these even
decide to move back to a *revived* and *updated*
It sounds as if part of the misunderstanding was
related to .com and Larry being paid, no ? If these
were the most painful issues, these are no more. Of
course, there was maybe more to the disagreement and
maybe it went too far for *any* reconciliation to be
But, still, maybe the first step would be to ask
whether their feelings changed or not.
About that first page, yup. Make me think of all these
decisions we take one day or another, only to realise
it was maybe the wrong one, not dare admit we changed
our minds, and just keep our feet deeply rooted in the
ground. It looks easier sometimes to follow somebody
we don't agree so much with anymore, rather than
Of course, you need to count on the deep pride of
spanish people when raising the subject, but at least,
if they send you to hell, you'll know what to do next
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