[Foundation-l] Has Wikipedia changed since 2005?

SlimVirgin slimvirgin at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 17:13:43 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 10:58, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, "built by the masses" was not the intent. The goal was to build an
> encyclopedia. It turns out the masses are fantastically useful in
> this, but claiming that was a goal is simply factually inaccurate. So
> I must say, in response to this remarkable claim: citation needed.
When you open it for editing by anyone, and you're making the sum of
human knowledge available to all, that's by the people for the people.

I strongly support that. I wouldn't want to see it expert-led. My only
gripe is that some specialist areas are respected, and others not.

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