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Saturday, April 14, 2007

Geoff's wikifying Ethiopia.

And about the blogger code of conduct:

The key to Star Wars is that Luke SkyWalker did not defeat Darth Vader by fighting him. Fighting the darkside only gives it power! The lesson for Luke was to appeal to Vader’s better nature. This is how civility works on Wikipedia, and the only way it can work on the internet.


Wikipedia has the potential to be one of the most contentious places on the internet. And yet it has developed a culture that can mediate any debate.


Web 2.0 started by reinventing Usenet badly, now they’re reinventing netiquette badly.

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