[Wikimedia-l] Progress Report 2017-18

2018-01-31 Thread Ananth Subray
Dear All, Please find here [1] a link to our draft Progress Report. This report will be further reviewed for language, metrics, and other visualisation before submission. We would like to thank you for the support during the drafting of this report. Do let us know if there is anything else,

[Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Fred Bauder
As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia, what happens now is largely in the hands of the people experimenting with the new tools, rather than defending themselves from them.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia, what happens now is largely in the hands of the people experimenting with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Fred Bauder
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia, what happens now is largely in the hands of the people experimenting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Sorry Fred, I do not like your post. The quote has it wrong because research shows that it is factually wrong. Wikipedia has a better coverage at a superior quality to the encyclopaedia that went before. The only thing I can agree with is that it is available at a much lower cost; it is the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Fred Bauder
Hoi, Sorry Fred, I do not like your post. The quote has it wrong because research shows that it is factually wrong. Wikipedia has a better coverage at a superior quality to the encyclopaedia that went before. The only thing I can agree with is that it is available at a much lower cost; it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread David Gerard
On 26 July 2013 13:33, Martijn Hoekstra martijnhoeks...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread David Cuenca
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.netwrote: If systemic biased editing is not considered your statement would be true. However, one of the side effects of our volunteeristic methods is that systemic bias resulting from editing by groups and interests with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread geni
On 26 July 2013 12:48, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia, what happens now is largely in the hands of the people experimenting with the new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Fred Bauder
On 26 July 2013 12:48, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: As with other inventions that produced an inferior product at a much lower price, from the printing press to the steam-driven loom to Wikipedia, what happens now is largely in the hands of the people experimenting with the new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread Todd Allen
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: Hoi, Sorry Fred, I do not like your post. The quote has it wrong because research shows that it is factually wrong. Wikipedia has a better coverage at a superior quality to the encyclopaedia that went before.