On 03/07/07, Gwern Branwen <gwern0(a)gmail.com> wrote:
That is precisely the issue with [[Essjay
controversy]]: WR may not be a RS about anything else in the world - but is it a reliable
source about what happens on WR? More generally, is any site with user-generated content a
RS about what happens on that selfsame site? Obviously some people don't think the
answer is yes.
Well, not really. It was edited greatly after the attempt to get Phil
Sandifer in trouble with the police so as to cover their trail.