[Foundation-l] [WikiEN-l] Accountability: bringing back a proposal I made nearly 2 years ago

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 01:26:29 UTC 2007

On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Robert Horning wrote:

> And I believe you can get very meaningful contributions from many of
> these same individuals who certainly don't have a PhD.  The difference

Is anyone disputing this? If so, that should be the subject of its own 

Accountability should have nothing to do with confirming or verifying the 
quality of contributions; it is just like a Real Names policy -- a 
question of a community's standards for trust.

> credentials on most subjects by its primary contributors.  And FA class
> articles would be on the statistical tail where I think you would be
> more likely to find educational credentials brought up in serious
> discussions.

When this comes up in serious discussions, does it carry weight?
I wouldg greatly appreciate references to where this carries weight on 


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