[Foundation-l] "The problem with Wikipedia..."
swatjester at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 20:07:59 UTC 2010
Isn't the quote backwards? "The problem with Wikipedia is that it only works in practice. It could never work in theory"?
On Jun 17, 2010, at 4:03 PM, Sue Gardner wrote:
> "The problem with Wikipedia is that it only works in theory. It could
> never work in practice."
> I've seen that quote attributed to Jimmy, and also to Miikka Ryokas,
> quoted by Noam Cohen in his NY Times story about Virginia Tech. But
> neither of them, I think, originated it.
> Does anyone have a good attribution for first use of that quote? (I'm
> using it in a presentation and want to attribute if I can.)
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