looking for [wikipedia]?
wales did a miracle with wikipedia but stopped there
in about 1 week i’ll send him the following [public and linkable email]…
i wrote this message over 1 week ago (oct 29th). sending in only now hoping it’ll have better chances to be read by you, mr w. i haven’t edited it since.
i love your work and all the little things i got to know about you. i really do.
i don’t have money to keep giving every time wiki ask. in fact, financially speaking, i am indeed remarkably and willingly poor. cregox.tk/money
i can live very happily without wikipedia.
i still think wikipedia needs to find a better sustainable way to live. i can’t agree with this way you’ve been doing those 20 years.
the mediawiki could be revolutionising… but it’s rather stagnant for the past 20 years! so disappointing imho.
that being said…
how much would you need me to pay you so i can speak to you about this? not some representative, but you. for as long as it takes.
depending on the amount, i’ll gladly “donate” one last time (or until i get financially rich).
i want wikipedia for the people, and i know in my bones that it is possible to make this work without needing to ever ask for donations by any means.
no, i don’t have any specific knowledge about the whole wiki background, or you. for all things wiki, i’m just a consumer.
yes, i’m a “nobody” compared to you. but i just had enough of bullshit.
if you don’t want to even write over email about this, i’ll just unsubscribe, mark it as spam, and be gladly just another of those 98% of users, or even, eventually, delete wikipedia (either because you might want to ban me for whatever reason, because i find something better, or because i become certain that this is a detrimental model).
and thank you so much for all the ride so far. wikipedia meant the world to me!
✌️ps: i’ve made this email public at https://cregox.net/jimmy
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