Wikipedia is the kind of initiative that is beautiful. Any initiative that intends to lower the threshold to entry is commendable.
User:Filceolaire edits Wikipedia and he blogged that he is willing to help. Awesome !!
The reactions he got ? Well you can find it here for instance. It goes the whole spectrum from GREAT!! to you should care about content. I do care about content but single editors do not scale. People who are available to those new to Wikipedia are my kind of hero.