I wrote this post in 2007, more than 15 years ago.
It may be very out of date, partially or totally incorrect. I may even no longer agree
with this, or might approach things differently if I wrote this post today. I rarely edit
posts after writing them, but if I have there'll be a note at the bottom about what
I changed and why. If something in this post is actively harmful or dangerous please get in
touch and I'll fix it.
It’s been a bad new year for Wikipedia, and it’s probably just going to
While watching such a noble experiment come apart at the seams is
depressing, it seems there’s a pretty valuable lesson here:
1,000,000 — the approximate maximum size, in pages, of any one