[Foundation-l] Allegations of Wikipedia plagurism by Brandt/Websites he has stirred up sending nasty notices
Jeff V. Merkey
jmerkey at wolfmountaingroup.com
Mon Oct 23 20:09:02 UTC 2006
James Hare wrote:
>Mr. Merkey, you just may have what it takes to win a free box of cookies
>from Greg Maxwell.
>On 10/23/06, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On 10/23/06, Tomasz Wegrzanowski <tomasz.wegrzanowski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>Brandt is nothing more than a troll.
>>>Any genuine anti-plagiarism bot would at least look
>>>at article histories whether the allegedly "plagiarized" part
>>>was added at once (possible plagiarism) or build step by
>>>step (definitely plagiarism the other way). The trollbot
>>>doesn't do that because it's not interested in truth, just
>>>in building an impresive list of mostly false cases to
>>No need for emotion. When he is helpful (intentionally or otherwise)
>>we should take his help, when he is not we should ignore him.
>>Having a bot check the history isn't so trivial, in any case.
>>More on topic: A box of cookies for whomever ports the recent enwiki
>>automated detection advances (wherebot for example) to some of the
>>other languages which may currently be getting less oversight.
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I can take care of Cherokee and the Native Languages.
They will have a hard time evern KNOWING if its a copyvio in Cherokee
since only we can read it.
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