It is bored at Wikipedia contributors. And for good reason, it seems that there is much more to write, reports The Atlantic. It is obviously impossible for an encyclopedia to achieve completeness when each year brings a lot of events that lead to the drafting of new articles. But on the big issues encyclopedic, everything has been done: "At least for the major articles on topics such as world wars, important historical figures, the central scientific concepts, the English language Wikipedia is almost complete (...) There will always be corrections, best quotes, Small updates, new links, formatting neater, but most of the work, the actual drafting and structuring items are already made. " The Atlantic explains that the key articles of Wikipedia (at least in its English version, it is conceivable that the phenomenon is the same in France, with a few years delay) were written in 2006 and 2007. When encyclopedia over 100,000 articles, from quality content in new contributions begins to fall. After a million of contributions, it is difficult to produce truly original content. But Wikipedia has over 4 million articles (in English, there are 1,270,000 French) in 2012. The danger is The Atlantic pointed to by the decline in the quality of the encyclopedia. The number of contributors is constantly decreasing due to the reduced number of topics. This decrease may threaten the veracity and accuracy of the content: "A core of dedicated editors is what prevents vandalism and intentional errors and innocent-to slip into its pages. But Wikipedia will be difficult to find and maintain this vigilance editorial if volunteers have less real work
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