[Foundation-l] Has Wikipedia changed since 2005?

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.rs
Sun Oct 3 06:01:22 UTC 2010

Дана Saturday 02 October 2010 23:51:22 David Gerard написа:
> On 2 October 2010 22:44, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The problem is how to avoid making rules against stupidity. Because
> > you can't actually outlaw stupid. Experts already complain about
> > uncitability. I suppose we could advise experts on how to use citation
> > as a debating tactic.
> "Experts complain about uncitability" - they complain that common
> knowledge in the field doesn't actually make it into journal articles
> or textbooks, but is stuff that everyone knows.

Perhaps what is needed then is a procedure for experts to cite such common 
knowledge in the field. I don't have a good idea on how exactly to do that 

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