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Writing culture on the web: Are we still better at talking?

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, April 27 2011 | 07:00 am

PREMIUM Ivan Lanin, a linguist and former executive director of Wikimedia Indonesia, said he could only find a few Wikipedia entries in Indonesian — which were mostly poorly written — when he decided to become a contributor to the site five years ago.

Not much has changed since then, he told The Jakarta Post. As of March this year, there were about 3.6 million English articles in the free onli...