[Wikipedia-l] Partnership with Mandrakesoft

Jens Ropers ropers at ropersonline.com
Thu Sep 23 22:08:24 UTC 2004

On 23 Sep 2004, at 19:54, Brion Vibber wrote:

> Wikipedia is a very valuable resource, but it's a *dynamic* one. If 
> you're going to throw away the advantages of our process, you'd better 
> have something else to fall back on.
> There's a *lot* of crud in general. There will be mistakes. There will 
> be falsehoods. There will be 'FUCKFUCKFUCK' vandalism. And in six 
> months when they go to press, the Wikipedia on the web will be much 
> improved -- but every mistake in their published copy will be 
> preserved indelibly and it's us, not Mandrake, who's going to get the 
> bad press over it.
> -- brion

<AOL> I strongly second that. </AOL>

-- ropers 

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