[Foundation-l] Long-term archiving of Wikimedia content

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Tue May 5 15:36:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/5/5 Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+wikilist at gmail.com<Simetrical%2Bwikilist at gmail.com>
> >:
> > The utility of this project is virtually
> > zero from any perspective.
> I disagree. The short term utility is obviously zero, but the long
> term utility could be massive.

But what about the current present value of the long term utility?

How do you measure "long term utility" anyway?

> The contents of Wikimedia projects
> could play a vital role in rebuilding civilisation - I call that
> useful.

Sort out the 1% that might be useful first, maybe...

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