Wicimēdia þearf þīnes helpes

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Wittnes is meaht. Help tō healdenne hīe frēo!

Sēo Wicimǣdian Þēodnes and þā tīene þūsenda willgesīðas, þe sellaþ hira tīd and cȳþþe tō his weorcum, gelīefaþ þæt wittnes is meaht and þæt hēo sceolde bēon frēo.

Gifol forðung of lēodum þe sind gelīce þē lǣteþ Wicipǣdia, þæt hē wierþ sēo mǣste wīsdōmbōc in þǣre worulde. Efne ymbe fēawe gēar ungēara, næs wikipedia.org efne hēah 10,000 webbstede; nū is hē in þǣm hīehstan 30 mid mā þonne 2.5 billiona trameta geþegnod in Blōtmōnþe ānum. Lǣs þonne ān healf ānes hundtēontigoþlinges lēoda on þǣm Betwuxnette brucon wikipedia.org on ǣnigum gegifenum dæge æt þisse tīde on þǣm gēare. Nū is sēo rīm gefēowerfealdod and wē wēnaþ gelīcre grōwunge in þǣm foreweardan gēare. Mid þīnes helpes, brūcaþ tīene milliona lēoda mā þone Wiciǣdian and his sweostorweorc in foreweardum gēare.

Tō þegnienne þǣm snellīce grōwendan rǣderescipe, wēox ūser gēaresgield of $15,000 in 2003, ofer $125,000 in 2004, tō ofer $700,000 in þissum gēare. In þǣm foreweardum gēare ābīdaþ sēo Wicimǣdian Þēodnes tō brūcenne milliona tō forþhealdenne mid weaxungum in willan, tō gōdienne ūsere sōftware and þēawas tō fæstnienne gōdre swilcnesse innunge, and tō wyrcenne forþ tō ūserum ende tō þegnienne tō eallum frēo wittnesse. Þæt singþ iergendlīce, ac swā wæs sēo scieppung þǣre worulde mǣstan wīsdōmbōce in lǣs þonne fīf gēarum. Wē cunnon hit dōn mid þīnum helpe.

Wicipǣdia and his sweostorweorc sind on giefum ānum: þā giefa ādihtera þe giefaþ hira tīd and geswinc, and þā giefa þāra giefera þe helpaþ mid gielde. Efne swā fela smalra ādihtunga helpaþ tō būenne innunge, ēac swā ǣlc selen hilpþ tō þegnienne þā innunge. Sēo gemǣne giefu þe wē onfōþ is efenweorþ $20. Ǣlce lyttuccas helpaþ.

Wē gecierraþ tō þē in þisse symbeltīde tō helpenne tō dōnne gelimpan þis. Þurh þīna giefa cunnon wē forþ grōwan and gōdian. Selenna tō þǣre Wicimǣdian Þēodnesse cunnon bēon dōn in þǣm fēo þīnes willan and sind gieldfrēo in þǣm Geānlǣhtum Rīcum. In Þēodisclande and Franclande, sind selenna tō þǣm stōwlicum Wicimǣdian dǣlum (Wikimedia Deutschland, Wikimedia France) ēac gieldfrēo. Þēah þā selenna tō stōwlicum dǣlum ne sīen gebrocen rihte fram þǣre Wicimǣdian Þēodnesse, helpaþ hīe ūs tō rǣcenne ūsere hālan endas.

Nū is sēo tīd tō helpenne tō strangienne þā worulde mid frēore wittnesse.

Wē þanciaþ þē þīnre gifolnesse!

Jimmy Wales, Florence Devouard, Angela Beesley, and sēo lāf þæs Wicimǣdian Tēames.

Giefan hēr


Nōt: Þēos gieldsōcn biþ gehealden of Frīdedæge 16 Gēolmōnþes 2005 oþ Frīgedæge 6 Æfterran Gēoles 2006.