Hi Gerard,

> "/ It takes a full time effort of very dedicated people."


I understand two points from this: 1. Either you say that the volunteer
community here is not dedicated?? 2. Or either the paid community is not
dedicated.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but if I'm, that's because you are going
off-topic.


Regards,
Karthik Nadar.


On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM, Gerard Meijssen
<gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Ravi,
> When I observe the activities of the Dutch chapter I find that they take
> up things that volunteers are not able to.  They are things that are often
> complex and take a large network. What the Dutch chapter does for GLAM is
> much more than reaching out to individual GLAM institutions. It takes a
> full time effort of very dedicated people.
>
> Your assumption that it is about building a better Wikipedia indicates to
> me how limited your notion is about what it takes to "share in the sum of
> all knowledge".
>
> I do not know CIS enough to categorically state that they are in the same
> league. What I have seen is however encouraging. What I do know and I said
> it before, the challenges to bring the sum of all knowledge to India is
> overwhelming. The biggest challenge apparently is people.
> Thanks,
>       GerardM
>
>
> On 30 April 2014 10:02, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Vishnu,
>>
>> Volunteers come and volunteers go. That is the nature of the movement.
>>
>> Do you propose to build a better Wikipedia with paid staff?
>>
>> Please try.
>>
>> Ravi
>>
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