[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Logo - errors

Slowking Man slowkingman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 00:37:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 00:20 +0200, Jon Harald Søby wrote:
> I think it is great that we have  Klingon character there. Statistically
> speaking, no-one* will know what kind of character it actually is, and it
> will be an interesting easteregg when people discover it. Something that
> makes people smile. I can't see any bad implications whatsoever coming from
> it; how can it posibly hurt us?
> * How many percent of the world's population have ever heard of Klingon? And
> of those who have heard of it, how many have ever seen anything written in
> Klingon with the Klingon alphabet? And of these, how many would recognize
> the one Klingon character in the logo without knowing what it is beforehand?

The plural of anecdote is not data and all that, but I for one never
knew there were any Klingon characters in the logo. That said, I've
never really studied the logo at length or anything—I usually just
mentally process it as "globe with bunch of characters from various
scripts"—nor do I know the first thing about Klingon.
Slowking Man (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Slowking_Man)
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