Re: [OPE-L] Andrew Kliman's wikipedia article on TSSI

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Sun Apr 08 2007 - 20:48:08 EDT

> If I understand wikipedia correctly, should I choose, I could get into a
> fight over anything, TSSI in this case, by simply editing the existing
> entry and then another person could edit my editing, etc. and, like wow!
>  Yet, no one would know WHO edited what.  It's offensive, as far as I am
> concerned, if I understand things at wikipedia correctly (anyone: please
> correct me if I am wrong about its process).

Hi Paul Z:

If someone was really interested in the evolution of an entry, then
s/he could click on 'history' at the top of the page.  Many controversial
entries also have content under 'discussion' and there can be a warning in
the page that what has been written has not been authenticated and is
controversial.  The identity of authors can be cryptic, however, and it's
not always easy to identify who is the author of what.  But, yes, if you
wanted to, you (or anyone else) who has an account with them can sign in
and edit the TSSI or other entries.

In solidarity, Jerry

PS to Jurriaan: did you notice the (4/6) comment by Kliman that he "added
material on what the TSSI is really about, corrected major
misstatements ...."?

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