The intro page of the offline medical wiki says that the content is written
by volunteers and invites the reader to join us and make the next version
better.

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 14:03 Leinonen Teemu <teemu.leino...@aalto.fi> wrote:

> Hi Anne,
>
> On 23 Jul 2018, at 19.24, Anne Gomez <ago...@wikimedia.org<mailto:
> ago...@wikimedia.org>> wrote:
> Personally, I see the New Readers efforts as a step in that direction, and
> not the end goal. We're working on bringing more people to understanding
> Wikipedia/Wikimedia with the hope that they'll contribute down the line...
> but, in my opinion, we can't expect people to contribute if they don't
> visit our sites or understand the values and structures we have built to
> support building knowledge.
>
> Fair enough. I am just afraid that people who are from the beginning
> invited to be a “reader”, called “readers”, not having “edit” -button, not
> getting the full Wikipedia -experience, will not get the “values and
> structure”, either. For them Wikipedia will be a free encyclopedia, not the
> free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
>
> I think the message for the people using the offline Wikipedia should be
> something like that we are really, really sorry that at this point of time
> we can only provide you access to read the content, but we are working hard
> to make it possible that your knowledge, in your own languages will be part
> of the "sum of all knowledge”. :-)
>
> Best regards,
>
> - Teemu
>
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