Hi - thanks for the clarification - you'll have gathered I'm a novice! 

From: Jeandré <jackdt@gmail.com>
To: Sent: Tue, 11 January, 2011 11:07:07
Subject: Re: [Wikimedia ZA] re First draft of 10 year press release

> "Unlike other sites on the web which erase older versions as new information
> is added, Wikipedia maintains an archive, for every single article, of edits
> and changes and discussions, so that those who refer to Wikipedia can track
> precisely how the prevailing view on any point has been produced."
>  -- David Morris

Deleted articles' histories and some edits are only visible to admins,
some only to oversighters, and some old edits are lost.

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