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Re: [ARSCLIST] Whacky-Packia outed for what it is -- Amateur Hour in Siberia
David Lennick wrote:
Don Cox wrote:*******
On 22/03/07, David Lennick wrote:
Has Wikipedia ever retracted
Frequently, I think. Isn't the whole point that it can be edited and
updated continually, unlike a printed book?
And isn't the whole point of my rant (resisting the temptation to type
this next phrase in upper case) the fact that *anyone* can amend
*anything* in any Wikipedia article, with nobody questioning the
amendment until someone notices the inaccuracy? As far as I'm
concerned, that renders it potentially 100% unreliable. If it leads
you to a source that you trust, well and good. But you could have
found that source yourself.
BTW, this Wikipedia topic made it to the six o'clock news last night on
CBS in the US.
In the final "leave em feeling good/warm and fuzzy/ironic questioning" slot.