[Foundation-l] One Wikipedia Per Person (regarding the distribution of and the ability to read Wikipedia)

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 22:49:14 UTC 2009

2009/6/1 Yann Forget <yann at forget-me.net>:
> Last I asked, broadband Internet access in India was about INR 1500 (32
> US$), which is at least a week day salary for an Indian worker.
> True, in theory, there are Internet cafes, but last I tried (in 2007)
> they can be really used for looking at Wikipedia (too slow).

1500 rupees for how long? And do you mean week's salary or day's
salary? It can't be both! What is the point of these internet cafes if
the connection is too slow to browse a predominantly text website?

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