[Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week

geni geniice at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 18:25:59 UTC 2007

On 20/11/2007, Andrew Gray <shimgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> I hate to break this to you, but Wikipedia is a project which
> involves, on a pretty basic level, encouraging all-comers to edit.
> This is the fundamental model. This is *what we do*.
> It's not going to change, no matter how uncomfortable you get with it.
> These are basic, fundamental, issues, and they're not going to change.
> We're stuck with this model, for good or for ill, and trying to hide
> it away and not talk about it isn't an option - because then we get
> the worst of all worlds.
> --
> - Andrew Gray
>   andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

If we look at the kind of ideas that have been suggested most of them
are targeted at students or hobbyists. The amount of trouble you can
cause writing about titanium tetrachloride or the Stroudwater
Navigation is limited.


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