Wikipedia quality

Subject: Wikipedia quality
From: John Cornellier <jcornellier -at- abingdon -dot- oilfield -dot- slb -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 17:31:44 +0100

The vast majority of Wikipedia contributors do a proper job. Yes, there are rogue individuals but there are enough "watchers" and "editors" - in virtually every time zone - to counter their damage.

In one study, IBM measured the correction of vandalism on Wikipedia; the median time was 5 minutes.

John

nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il wrote:

I'd rather not trust an encyclopedia that would accept me as a contributor.


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