[Foundation-l] First use/contribution by Canadians of Wikipedia

Alison Wheeler wikimedia at alisonwheeler.com
Mon Feb 18 19:42:19 UTC 2008

On Mon, February 18, 2008 19:19, Philippe Beaudette wrote:
> The other thing to do is check the history of the entries on some Canadian
> cities.  Although it's not exact, it would likely return at least a few
> Canadians.  For instance, the article [[Quebec City]] was started on
> 3/27/2001 by Stephen Gilbert.  A quick check of Stephen Gilbert's user
> page says he's in New Brunswick.  Voila, it's proven.

Oddly, [[Canada]] doesn't appear to have been created until December 2001,
though an early editor of that article ([user:Paul Drye]]) comes from
Toronto and says he was editing WP since the previous September ...


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