[Foundation-l] Back to basics

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 21:57:17 UTC 2007

If these are the basics, we have to make it work. When we have money we 
can pay translators to translate into languages where we do not have 
content yet. The notion that we only need the money to have our current 
operational needs serviced does therefore not suffice. If anything, if 
the dream is to have all knowledge in all languages, we need much more 

Teun Spaans schreef:
> Indeed this is the old dream: all knowledge in all languages.
> On 1/2/07, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
>> On 1/2/07, daniwo59 at aol.com <daniwo59 at aol.com> wrote:
>>> With all the commotion, with the departures over the sitenotice, with the
>>> infighting on various projects (and between various projects), with the bitter
>>> debates over image policy, I thought it may be a good idea to go back to the
>>> very root of all the Wikimedia projects. It is a simple statement, but what
>>> it says--and doesn't say--summarized the very essence of what we are  doing.
>>> "Imagine a world in which every single human being can  freely share in the
>>> sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment."
>> That statement is "the very root of all the Wikimedia projects"?  When
>> was that decided?
>> Anthony

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