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Re: HTML <head> article updated

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:49:54 +0200
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl@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>
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On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:19:50 +0200, Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net> wrote:

>
> 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 :)

Thanks, Karl.
That's helpful.

So now we (on the W3C side) only have to make this mediawiki multilingual.

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