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Re: HTML <head> article updated

From: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 09:19:50 -0400
Message-Id: <2136A041-119E-46B0-8529-9EFDAF5EDCDE@la-grange.net>
Cc: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>, "Chris Mills" <cmills@opera.com>, "'public-evangelist@w3.org' w3. org" <public-evangelist@w3.org>, "www International" <www-international@w3.org>
To: "Coralie Mercier" <coralie@w3.org>

Le 10 août 2011 à 09:11, Coralie Mercier a écrit :
> Karl's feedback to think about wikipedia isn't of much help to me. His feedback that he anticipates people to take ownership of content is of some help, assuming people who translate a page will "watch" that page for changes and apply changes to translations. Is this a fair characterization?

nope, I expect and I think it will be good that people will make these evolve in a way that we do not expect. Right now we see it as an official English source and translation of the English source in different languages.

What I expect in a multilingual wiki (such as wikipedia) is that people evolve the page on their own will diverging, refactoring, reorganizing their own way the content. Basically after a few months or years, there will be no identity in between pages on the same topic. 

I know it is difficult to imagine when we are used to a controlled environment, but I think there is an intrinsic benefit in people handling the content the way they want. 

These wiki pages are not specifications :)




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Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
http://www.la-grange.net/karl/
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