[Foundation-l] Wikipedia is not the Karma Sutra, was Re: commons and freely licensed sexual imagery

Michael Peel email at mikepeel.net
Fri May 15 07:15:44 UTC 2009

On 15 May 2009, at 08:01, Nikola Smolenski wrote:

> Perhaps this is off-topic, but I wanted to say it for a long time. The
> more time passes, the more I wonder if people who work on Wikipedia  
> have
> ever seen an encyclopedia. On Wikipedia, dictionary definitions and
> image galleries are forbidden, and stubs are frowned upon. Yet every
> encyclopedia I have ever seen has dictionary definitions, and image
> galleries, and stubs-a-plenty.
> I guess that conclusion is that we are doing something wrong.

They're not forbidden: they're just in a different location  
(Wiktionary and Commons).

Could you clarify what you mean by "stubs are frowned upon"? The only  
reason I can think of for that is that it would be better if they  
were developed into better articles rather than left as stubs...


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