[hackerspaces] Wikipedia user suggesting deleting loads of Hackerspaces!

Yves Quemener quemener.yves at free.fr
Mon Feb 21 10:39:57 CET 2011

On 02/21/2011 09:53 AM, Koen Martens wrote:
> One thing that popped up in our space (where we started thinking about drafting
> a wikipedia lemma a few weeks ago) was the question 'why?'. What does it add to
> have a wikipedia page?? There are voices among us who say it does not have any
> value in attracting new members or make ourselves more known. People interested
> in a hackerspace near them will almost certainly go to hackerspaces.org after
> reading the general lemma on hackerspaces, and find us there.
> This is why the wikipedia page is currently very low priority on our list of
> things to do, even though we've made the local off-line news and international
> online press a significant number of times. It's just not worth the effort.

Seconded. As long as there is a decent "hackerspace" article that links 
to hackerspaces.org, I don't see the point in having an exhaustive list 
on wikipedia.

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