[Foundation-l] More on Wikimedia strategic planning

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sun May 3 16:50:12 UTC 2009

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen wrote:
> Besides the off-planet complete database-backup I envisioned,
> another intriguing conceit would be to start on the process
> of transcribing wikipedia onto vellum with non-corrosive and
> persistent ink (I don't think there are enough stone tablets, or
> even clay for tablets to ever suffice, but vellum is clearly unlimited,
> if a little slow to come by).

Vellum is far more vulnerable to fire and plagues of locusts than stone.


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