[ExI] Alexander Chislenko article on English Wikipedia in danger of deletion
giulio at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 17:32:20 UTC 2016
I also started a wiki intended (among other things) as a staging area
for better versions of Wikipedia pages, to be copied to Wikipedia when
they are complete and with a lot of citations. It's a closed wiki, but
I'll create a userid for all trusted friends who want to contribute.
On Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 5:40 PM, F. C. Moulton <moulton at moulton.com> wrote:
> On 03/04/2016 08:00 PM, David Lubkin wrote:
>> This cannot stand. Sooner or later preferably sooner Wikipedia will be
>> reformed. Or it will be re-formed, in a successor project, as we've seen
>> with many other open source efforts.
> Attempting to recreate or reform Wikipedia might be a bit difficult. If the
> immediate concern is about what is being deleted then a less ambitious
> approach is to start mirroring a read-only copy an any page that gets put
> into the deletion process by Wikipedia. The result would only address the
> deletion problem but would be a start. The downside of doing all of the
> articles marked for deletion means that a lot of stuff of little interest
> would be collected but perhaps there is a market for it; I do not know.
> Or more to the concerns of persons on this list a project could started for
> mirroring all of the articles on Wikipedia related to transhumanism,
> extropians, and other topics of interest to persons on this list. Put the
> mirror up in the cloud such as AWS and the cost will be relatively low.
> [Disclosure: I currently work for Amazon so my mention of AWS is slightly
> Also note that there are currently other information sites.
> A couple of examples:
> I am kicking around a few more ideas and if anything seems useful I will
> post them.
> F. C. Moulton
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