[Foundation-l] Should we offer to host citizendium?
cuerden at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 09:44:57 UTC 2010
Mind you, the problems remain,... I don't know, I'm flying to America
tomorrow, and have been running around for weeks trying to get stuff
done, while the UK was under the grip of the worst weather in 50
I think that Citizendium is a toxic asset, and Wikipedia almost
certainly shouldn't step in. It'd be almost on the level of
"Wikipedia! Now with added Conservapedia!"
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Adam Cuerden <cuerden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, why not just offer Citizendium space on Wikia? Could that be done?
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Adam Cuerden <cuerden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd seriously advocate against this. Citizendium is well known to have
>> major, major problems. You may have heard about the Homeopathy
>> situation, where not only was a dangerous article - it suggested
>> homeopathy be used to treat life-threatening conditions - written by
>> homeopaths, with nary a word of criticism that wasn't immediately
>> "rebutted", put on the main page, but Larry Sanger ran around
>> advocating for it.
>> If you want to set up a service for small wiki hosting, it may not be
>> a bad idea, but I wouldn't under any circumstances do it just for
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