[Foundation-l] Wikipedia ideology

MZMcBride z at mzmcbride.com
Sun Oct 23 17:39:14 UTC 2011

Peter Damian wrote:
> I am writing a book on the history of Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement,
> focusing on its 'history of ideas'.  Would any Wikipedians be prepared to be
> interviewed for this?  Obviously long-standing Wikipedians would be a focus
> but I am interested in anyone who is involved in the movement because of
> passionately held convictions or 'ideology'.
> A general question: is there a Wikipedian ideology?  What is it?  In
> particular, how does the current ideology, if there is one, compare with the
> ideology which inspired its founding fathers. And mothers - many of the
> founding editors of Wikipedia were women, I don't know how many people know
> that.

What license(s) will the book be released under?


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