He said a lot of people were "afraid" to contribute to the site by the sometimes complicated code - known as Wiki mark-up - needed to format entries.
"If you click edit and you see some Wiki syntax and some bizarre table structure - a lot of people are literally afraid.
and a good thing too! The last thing Wikipedia needs is to get hacked about by people who are too clueless to figure out a bit of syntax.
(And congrats to Wikipedia on reaching age 10.)