Hubertl, your e-mail was rude, even if you did not mean it to be. Please remember hundreds of people read every e-mail sent to this list, and civility is expected.
Thanks, Asaf On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Per A.J. Andersson <p...@telia.com> wrote: > Hi! > > Nice to know German language Wikipedia is full of sane people. Good for > you. > > But maybe you don't need bots, so that's your decision. (You do not need > infoboxes either, as I see it, and that's also your decision. Lsjbot makes > infoboxes, among other things.) > > Yes, a larger database is more of a burden to support than a smaller one. > Our experience at svwp is that automated help does not take away from the > human part of the user community. Personally I think a larger database of > comparable quality (built by any method) makes for a larger footprint = a > greater chance of catching new editors. Wikipedia did that for me. > > My view on it is that larger communities can sustain and maintain a > certain database easier than smaller communities. Wikipedia communities to > a large extent depend on the language size surrounding it. We already have > automation around us at several levels, and there are editing tools that > make for faster editing – by humans. The use of these are seldom questioned. > > > Best of wishes, > /Per A.J. Andersson > user Paracel63 at svwp > (carbon-based lifeform from Sweden) > > 2013-06-17, 12:09, skrev Hubertl: > > > Payin´ peanuts, gettin´ monkeys >> >> Servin´ facts, gettin´ idiots. >> >> An unmanageable, not maintainable mass of articles is the best way to >> breed idiots. Because facts do not create knowledge. >> >> If that is our goal, then automatically created Wikipedias ar the best >> way to solve one of our biggest problems, namely the permanent loss of >> authors. >> >> Maybe it is completely sufficient if you know that somewhere facts are >> stored in a most possible stupid form. >> >> I started more than fifty years ago learning about facts, facts without >> understanding. But nine years ago I startet to learn something about >> knowledge, understanding and correlations. >> >> Why do not you need people like me? If we have bots now? >> >> Do we want to make ourselves more important with impressive numbers? >> >> Hubertl! >> >> The german language Wikipedia has no single article that was generated by >> a bot. I'm proud of it. If this would take place in de:WP, many people will >> leave this project. With certainty. >> >> Anyway, that does not matter, a bot is probably much better for monkeys! >> > > > > ______________________________**_________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com.**org <Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org> > Unsubscribe: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/**mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l<https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l> > -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l