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

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 20:31:19 UTC 2007

On 16/12/2007, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/12/2007, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > making them available offline (which are extremely important, but I
> > think less important than the online versions - I'm open to being
> > persuaded otherwise on that point, though).
> It's a tricky one to compare. What's the effect of the SOS Children
> DVD of a few thousand en:wp articles? Less readers, possibly ones that
> will be more motivated to do something with what they have. (They
> produced the DVD for use in their own schools in developing
> countries.) How would you compare a few people motivated by the
> revelation of the power of information, compared to lots who consider
> a firehose of information to be normal and don't do anything in
> particular with our drops of the firehose?

I agree, it's very tricky to compare. Do you know of any stories from
the readers of the SOS DVD about how they've used it? I think hearing
from them is vital to making an accurate comparison.

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