[Mediawiki-l] [Foundation-l] new site notice now ready

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 20:06:25 UTC 2007

On 12/28/06, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
> On 12/28/06, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/28/06, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
> > > (Yes, that was sarcasm.  A distributed Wikipedia could be done, and it
> > > could be done for less than 1.5 million.  That's my belief and I'm
> > > sticking with it.  Just because something hasn't been done before
> > > doesn't make it impossible.)
> >
> > Then don't let those who say it can't be done stop you from doing it.
> As I've said, it *will* happen.  The forks *will* come, and one of
> them *will* pick up on the idea.  Why don't *I* do it now, today?
> Well, I don't have anywhere *near* 1.5 million, for starters.  I also
> don't have those all important wikipedia domain names.
> > Show us the code.
> >
> If you're really interested in seeing this achieved, contact me off
> list.  This list isn't really the place to discuss the details,
> especially as the management of the foundation isn't interested.
> > (although when you have solved the underlying issues, there are folks
> > at major database companies who will likely want to pay you lots to
> > apply your solutions to their database products... and you'll lose
> > interest in this wiki stuff. :) )
> I doubt it.


Do you have an architectural design concept specification for this
distributed wiki, including dataflow paths and consistency model?

What is your background in distributed computing programming and
architecture, and database architecture issues?


-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com

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