[Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week

Brian McNeil brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org
Tue Nov 20 23:33:10 UTC 2007

David Gerard wrote:
> On 20/11/2007, Waerth <waerth at asianet.co.th> wrote:

>> Because we vannot do it all! Sometimes you need to branch off
>> specialistic projects to small groups of people. The Wikimedia projects
>> have grown so big that the head and the body usually walk in different
>> directions and do different things. It is very difficult to steer so
>> many people. Like an earlier poster mentioned .... consensus amongst
>> such a huge body is impossible. That is easier reached amongst a smaller
>> group of people. I hope more initiatives like veropedia will arise!

>Open content: "Use our stuff. Please! (And give back your version too.)"

As the most succinct response on this I'll respond on this one.

I get the message, the foundation can't do everything and the license allows
- nay - encourages projects like this. Good luck working out the mechanics
of the process of folding stuff back in to WP.

Oh, and judging from some of the other posts today I'm not the only one that
didn't actually fall out of the wrong side of bed but was forcibly evicted
before adequate sleep time had been acquired.

Brian McNeil

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