2009/6/25 Thomas Dalton <thomas.dal...@gmail.com>:
> 2009/6/25 Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net>:
>>> From: Ian Hawkins <ian.hawk...@gmail.com>
>>> It's rare to find anything other than top-down structures in business,
>>> banking, the media, education etc. I wondered if Wikipedia is a great
>>> example of a more open and democratic structure.
>
> Controversial topic! Wikipedians can't generally agree on how
> democratic Wikipedia is currently or how democratic it should be in
> the future. Doing justice to the topic will probably take longer than
> the couple of minutes I expect he's after. Personally, I wouldn't want
> to step on that particular ants nest without doing justice to it, so
> I'm afraid I will decline.

Might be worth emailing him to point out that per policy wikipedia is
not a democracy and see if he realises what he is getting into.



-- 
geni

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