[Foundation-l] First use/contribution by Canadians of Wikipedia
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Wed Feb 20 13:38:34 UTC 2008
Tim Starling wrote:
> Mike Godwin wrote:
>> Dear folks,
>> In order to pursue our trademark registration in Canada, we would like
>> to document the earliest uses of Wikipedia by Canadians. Our Canadian
>> staff members (Sue Gardner and Jay Walsh) believe the first Canadian
>> uses of Wikipedia date back near the origins of
>> Wikipedia itself. Considering that Wikipedia started in early 2001,
>> this should mean that by early 2002 there was significant Canadian
>> use of the English-language Wikipedia project. I assume there was
>> also early use of the French-language Wikipedia project by French
>> Canadians -- that would also help us here.
>> Does anyone here have any thoughts about how we might document the
>> (likely) fact that Canadians were engaged with Wikipedia early on?
> No doubt our good friend [[User:126.96.36.199]] will be happy to help you
> out ;)
> -- Tim Starling
Tracing of the IP address back to its owner, Cogeco Cable Solutions,
http://www.cogeco.ca/, should suffice to demonstrate that edits from
that IP address were made from Canada.
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