[ic] Interchange Wikipedia article deleted

William Carr bill at bottlenose-wine.com
Tue Dec 18 20:44:47 UTC 2012

On Dec 18, 2012, at 3:32 PM, Paul Jordan <paul at gishnetwork.com> wrote:

>> On 18/12/12 22:23, Gert van der Spoel wrote:
>>> I have no account on Wikipedia, no clue how to communicate this
>>> information, so if anybody knows and thinks this offers some ammo into
>>> keeping Interchange on Wikipedia, have at it.
>> Please make an effort, there needs to be someone other than me
>> advocating to keep the interchange page, and preferably a few people.  I
>> know there are people here who can help, and I do think it's worth the
> small
>> amount of time it takes to figure out how to post in support.
> I posted a lengthy retort. However, I am not a Wikipedia user and it was
> very confusing, and I am not really sure where the message went on
> Wikipedia.
> I think the best arguments are they it is included by default with Cpanel,
> which rightly or wrongly is probably the most prevalent admin software in
> the world. It's included alongside Apache, Mysql, and Postgres. 
> It's also a worthy argument that it is Open Source software that existed
> before Wikipedia, which Wikipedia itself owes its existence to not only open
> source software, but also open source labor (even though they outright ask
> for cash on their website). 
> Many more tools (in the physical world) that are included on Wikipedia have
> made much less of an impact on society than Interchange, with at least
> several running multi million dollar businesses, affecting peoples, their
> families, and their users lives daily.
Interchange is running everyone of these sites: http://www.bottlenose-wine.com/selected_sites

-Bill Carr

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