[Foundation-l] "The problem with Wikipedia..."
Jon Harald Søby
jhsoby at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 20:10:44 UTC 2010
Yes, it's communism that works in theory but not in practice. :-)
2010/6/17 Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com>
> 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.)
> > Thanks,
> > Sue
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