He said Wikipedia should not allow such words and
descriptions to be
added without an editing process.
This will certainly have no effect on Wikipedia itself, but I like your
idea of using the mild fuss as an opportunity to teach the greater public
about our efforts.
On Thu, 14 Dec 2017, 17:44 Ian Gilfillan, <wikimediaza(a)greenman.co.za>
This article is one of the many locally that misunderstands how
It would be good as WikimediaZA to respond to these kind of things.
Unfortunately I'm off very shortly and will have no internet access for
about a week, but perhaps we can work on a template and rapid
response/press release for these kind of situations in future. Ideally
- explain how Wikipedia works
- mention Wikimedia ZA
- mention that Wikipedia exists in languages besides English
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