[Wikipedia-l] Re: Idea for a new Wikipedia
jwales at wikia.com
Mon Apr 18 00:19:18 UTC 2005
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> Unfortunately, "Children's Wikipedia" itself is ambiguous: Does it mean
> the content is aimed at children, or it is intended to allow children to
> collaborate? I fear the term "Children's Wikipedia" would attract more
> child contributors, which in turn might discourage adult editors because
> the social dynamics are vastly different (and probably "too childish"
> for most grown-ups).
> These are just some thoughts; this is not intended to imply that I am
> advocating (or opposing) the creation or deletion of any Wikipedias or
> any other projects.
If you take a peek into Wikien-l and see the endless debate raging about
such things as [[autofellatio]] images, I think you will agree with me
that having a "children's wikipedia" will tend to create impossible
flame wars about the suitability of some types of content for children.
I have no particular point of view about this, I am only making an
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