[Foundation-l] Ensuring veracity of articles based on print sources
saintonge at telus.net
Wed Oct 4 01:07:39 UTC 2006
James Hare wrote:
>For those books not mentioned in Google, we would of course do our best to
>compile a list. Then once the list is made, knowing Google, it would only be
>a matter of time that the list of old books would be listed on Google,
>therefore making my testing mechanism work.
>If we were to compile a list of these books, we'd probably have to protect
>these pages from editing to prevent misuse/fraud.
That may not be enough. Take it one step further. One can still cite a
phoney article in an otherwise well known and respected magazine from a
hundred years ago.
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