[Foundation-l] what do we do in the event the Foundation fails? - Re: Pol...

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Thu Apr 19 09:13:09 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> wrote:
> Instead of that being a risk, I think it could be a successful
> strategy. Lose it, drop it. Shake off all this hype that currently
> surrounds Wikipedia. We could get away from discussing money and
> lawyers and instead we could focus on how to write a better
> encyclopedia.

Not a terrible idea - let's put Wikipedia's brand & domain on eBay and
use the money for some serious innovation. ;-) Unfortunately, the hype
about doing such a ridiculous thing would be so great that we'd be
faced with the same growing pains a few months down the line ...

Peace & Love,

DISCLAIMER: This message does not represent an official position of
the Wikimedia Foundation or its Board of Trustees.

"An old, rigid civilization is reluctantly dying. Something new, open,
free and exciting is waking up." -- Ming the Mechanic

More information about the foundation-l mailing list