While this is true, there has been some improvement on Wikipedia. Desktop browsers now have the Wikiwand "media gallery" as the Media Viewer, and Wikivoyage (as a test platform) has the interactive maps.
On mobile, things are even better; most of the Wikiwand mobile features are also in the official Wikipedia app, and then some. That multilingual search, though... On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 8:33 AM Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hoi, > If anything they provide us a service. Anything they can do, we can do > integrated. Anything they can do, we can learn from. Anything they prove > works better is often a discussion the others have lost their firm footing. > > We are very much stuck in fixed thinking modes. It is why Wikisource is > only about its editors and not about its readers. For one Wikisource there > has been something like Wikiwand and nobody cared. We know we can improve > the quality of Wikipedia's links and redlinks in the same way we improved > interwiki links, the improvement will be measurable and quick and it is not > even considered. There is enough we can do better, it is known by many, > particularly by the developers and UI people. > > We deserve Wikiwand because we could have done better. By making it a > company, the people behind Wikiwand put their money where there mouth is. > As an argument it is a strong one. > > NB we are doing better in places. When you have followed the road towards > mobile integration you will agree. However, there is still so much that can > be done. It starts with reflection of many of our hobby horses and > ingrained positions. > Thanks, > GerardM > > On 31 March 2016 at 08:39, Anders Wennersten <m...@anderswennersten.se> > wrote: > > > What is WMFs position on Wikiwand ? > > > > is it a complement or a commercial run interface that is better that we > > can offer? > > > > Anders > > > >  http://www.wikiwand.com/about > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>