[Foundation-l] Is popularity a good thing for us?

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 20:00:18 UTC 2007

Please ... the best way to spread knowledge is not for people reading
en.wikipedia. English is the language with the most resources on the
Internet. Arguably our content in Bangla is more relevant. So be nice and
indicate that the best thing for people to do is read any of our projects.
(etc does not cover it)

On Dec 16, 2007 8:09 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Please add more. Is there a case for trying to make ourselves less
> > popular so we can get on with work?
> IMO, no. There is no point making content if it isn't going to be
> used. We talk about reuse all the time, but really, it's just regular
> use which is most important. It's important that we support reuse, but
> by far the best way for us to spread knowledge is simply by having
> people read en.wikipedia.org (etc.). There are a lot of downsides to
> this popularity, but since it's the whole point of our existence, we
> just have to live with it.
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