[Foundation-l] Olympic Game and the lift of the ban by Chinese government

Mathias Schindler mathias.schindler at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 12:52:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Titan Deng <theodoranian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Our Wikipedian friends from China Mainland just confirmed that users from
> most provinces of China could visit zh.wp directly.
> Originally they could only visit by "climbing the wall".

With so many years of training the Chinese Wikipedians would win all
of the medals in "wall climbing" if it was an olympic discipline...

> Most of us guess the lift of the ban is brought by the Olympic Game which is
> going to be held next week.
> Though the lift might end after the Game finishes, I still want to share
> this news with you.
> Yeah, they block and then they unblock, back and forth, many times. This is
> life.

So in the meantime, I wish you all a pleasant time with new authors
and a potential increase in readership of roughly 300 million people


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