[Wikipedia-l] Starting a new wiki

Tomasz Wegrzanowski taw at users.sf.net
Sun Sep 19 18:02:19 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 01:34:59PM -0400, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> Mark Williamson said:
> > I find that horribly discriminatory.
> I find it appropriately discriminatory. As a project, the Wikimedia 
> Foundation has to apply some judgement about where to devote its physical 
> resources and the time and effort of its volunteers. If we waste the time 
> and energy of those volunteers for unimportant tasks, they won't come back.
> You very well may disagree about what choices the Foundation makes. I'm 
> just saying that it's a really big Internet, and that if you want to create 
> a wiki that no one else wants, you can do that. You don't have to have the 
> Wikimedia Foundation's machines and volunteers to do it.

I'm sure this discussion wasted a lot more machine resources and volunteers' time
than establishing those few Wikipedias.

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