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

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 17:54:05 UTC 2007

> Interesting hypothesis.  You knew I was going to test it, right?
> Taking a random selection from about the middle of April 18th:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Virginia_Tech_massacre&oldid=123806652
> "As of" only appears once.  "As of April 18, 2007, Cho's motives for
> the killings remain unclear."

There is also an entire section set out as a timeline. It is a fairly
well written timeline though, so it is quite encyclopaedic, it doesn't
look like people have just been adding things on the end. Being such a
big story and having so many people working on it, however, means it
probably isn't representative of how Wikipedia handles most current

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