[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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