[Foundation-l] A dangerous precedent
millosh at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 01:11:03 UTC 2007
On 12/31/07, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> cheated against who? Are the projects competing with eachother, or
> working together to the same goal?
This is extremely important question. It is obvious that between a
very significant minority and majority of WM contributors are thinking
about their project in the light of national pride.
Until this incident, I was always used German WM community as a rare
positive example. However, it is very sad to see that things are
changing there, too. Of course, I may give a number of negative
examples, but it is not constructive.
WM community is not (yet?) able to remove those problems as they are a
part of much wider relations between humans. But, we may find a way
how to deal with them. (Any idea?)
But, we shouldn't lie ourselves that such things are not exist.
Actually, in a lot of examples, they are a very important why some
Wikipedia exists or why some Wikipedia is good.
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