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so what are all the reasons that individuals should contribute and edit at Encyc?
so what are all the reasons that individuals should contribute and edit at Encyc? Wikademia
- Lots. For example:
- Fun to write encyclopedia articles with a group
- Prevent WMF from having a monopoly on wiki encyclopedias
- Share information that isn't welcome on Wikipedia
- Write an encyclopedia that is comprehensible to the average reader (high school reading level)
- Write your way, without very much interference from management
- Freedom from Wikipedia jargon, e.g. PROD, RfC, Semi-protect, etc.
- Simplified wiki code, without extensive templates and programming knowledge required to participate
- I'm still working on getting images in. I think lack of images might be holding us back. There doesn't seem to be much of a market for a text-only encyclopedia. I'm quite happy with the core of contributors we've got so far. Emperor 12:35, 17 August 2009 (UTC)
- Is this going to be a non-profit? A commercial venture? Unknown? Personal site? Wikademia
- Probably a non-profit in time, but for now it's just a regular website. I suppose as traffic increases there will have to be some way to get funding to pay for the bandwidth. Maybe that's a reason to hold off on images a little longer. Emperor 13:26, 18 August 2009 (UTC)