[Foundation-l] Comparison of new user welcome efforts across projects

Brianna Laugher brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 16:21:42 UTC 2007

On 06/02/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/02/07, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's awesome to hear, and will become more and more common I
> > imagine. Unfortunately most of the press I see still acts as if the
> > only thing WMF does is run English Wikipedia, grooh.
> It's by far our biggest and most popular project, so attracts the
> attention. But I do try to make a point of mentioning 200 languages
> and other projects.
> Journalists' ears in particular prick up at Commons being a free image
> repository. "It's not quite Getty Images, but we're working on it.
> Once the search doesn't suck." I think that describes its potential
> and problems quite succinctly and accurately ;-)

Nice one :)
or maybe 'It's like Flickr, with less photos of people you don't know,
and more useful content. Once the search doesn't suck."


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