[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia's destiny
Alphax (Wikipedia email)
alphasigmax at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 12:01:11 UTC 2006
Mark Gallagher wrote:
> G'day Mark,
>>Since I hope Wikipedia will become, in the long term, a compendium of
>>all human knowledge, I think it sad that an unexplained decision to
>>unilaterally remove content has poked holes in its coverage of internet
>>culture, an important area of current sociological research at which
>>Wikipedia ought naturally to excel.
> Fear not, my good man! I'm sure the denizens of Encyclopedia Dramatica
> are more than ready to step up to the plate and document the phenomenon
> of Mr Peppers' deformity; if anything, their coverage will be more
> complete, and feature more swearing and callous mockery. As such, they
> can do a much better job of recording Internet culture than we'll *ever* do.
As far as I'm concerned, anyone who endorses /that/ trollpit can go
*directly* to Hell.
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