[nSLUG] Wikipedia (Was: "Cat5e vs Cat6")

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Mon Nov 2 12:27:05 AST 2009


On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Ian Campbell wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 03:49:39AM -0400, Mike Spencer wrote:
(Snip)
>> Of course I had to go look at the page and sure enough, it says
>> something about him that can instantly be verified as untrue by seeing
>> him in person but otherwise would be very hard to validate or
>> discredit.
>
> That problem isn't unique to Wikipedia. That's why journals,
> newspapers etc. publish retractions.

***   Does Why?-Ki publish them?


> ... anyway. It's an encyclopedia. There's a reason you don't cite
> encyclopedias, they're just a starting point.

***   I wish more thought that way, Ian.

  Richard



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