- We are one Wikipedia.
- Our goal is to build a complete, free encyclopedia.
- We have infinite resources and plenty of time.
- If we don't help each other, we will fail.
Good idea: test the PHP script
Bad idea: balkanize discussion.
One hopes enlightenment will come before total darkness falls.
12 November: too bad. I would have very much liked to build the entry on the plane crash. Oh well.
29 November: Good idea: Have policy pages as part of Wikipedia.
Bad idea: Military-analogy policies.
17 December: Good idea: be relativist about religion
Bad idea: In fit of political correctness, change all instances of "X mythology" to "stories of X religion".
10 January: Good idea: Only permanently and irrevocably delete pages that have no historical use or future use.
Bad idea: Delete a list of such entries which someone else put on meta-wikipedia.
17 January: Good idea: let people discuss merits of Wikipedia policy using the Wiki collaborative process.
Bad idea: Force attribution of authorship to every paragraph.
11 October: Good idea: harmonize interlanguage efforts.
Bad idea: make stabs at political correctness without a clear understanding of the consequences.
3 July: Bad idea: amateurish pastel boxes on homepage.