[Wikipedia-l] Re: Idea for a new Wikipedia

Wouter Steenbeek musiqolog at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 18 15:43:42 UTC 2005

>If you look there, you'll find that already, the majority of
>Wikipedians were born between 1977 and 1993. Obviously if you consider
>18 to be the limit of adulthood, all those on the list born after
>1985-1986 are "children", and if you consider 21 to be the limit of
>adulthood, that would make it 1982-1983, and if you consider it 30
>(which some do), it would be 1974-1975.
>Either way, that leaves you with a great deal of Wikipedians.
>Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason, Kzhr (prominent Wikipedian and sysop from
>ja:), and Ilyanep are all examples of Wikipedians you might know who
>are under 18 - Ævar is IIRC 16, Kzhr is 15 I think, and Ilyanep is 13.
>(I myself am 15, 16 in August).
You're right. But all of you must be extremely intelligent. AEvar is a 
thousand times more fluent in English than I am, despite of his Icelandicity 
(yes, this is a neologism...). All of you reason like adults. Pentiumforever 
probably intended the modal, representative children, not adolescent 


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