Your Rowling figure is off by a considerable amount. Last estimate was 400+ million copies.
Yep. Forking is clearly the right response to this.
And watching the fork pass the original.
Any such system will kill Wikipedia dead.
It's like they don't understand why they are successful.
Ah well, someone else will it right while they fail.
"There is nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know yet." -Ambrose Bierce