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"So what's the alternative? Only let "qualified" writers with "life experience" edit Wikipedia?"
In short, yes. Would you want under-qualified writers with little or no experience writing aircraft repair manuals?
"Democracy often ain't pretty."
And truth isn't democratic.
From: techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Ed
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Subject: RE: WIKIPEDIA
So what's the alternative? Only let "qualified" writers with "life experience" edit Wikipedia? Democracy often ain't pretty.
For the record, I've been paid by an organization (non-profit) to update their Wikipedia page, which was flagged as biased and needing references. I've not checked in a few months, but last time I did, the content was not changed, and it was no longer flagged.
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