According to this article, it’s because it was “vetoed” by the community during their previous…
Jiminy Panoz
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Hey thanks for digging that up. That’s a really interesting insight. Who would have thought making important decisions based on a democratic process would lead to a crappy outcome.

I sighed deeply at this: “[The community thought that] we were doing too much to determine how Wikipedia was displayed.”

Agreed, Wikipedia should do less to determine how the content is displayed. In fact they could remove font-size from their CSS, at least then we’d get 16px font (on most devices).

I wonder, if Wikipedia is open to the community, how do we petition them to help lift them out of the 1990s?

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