[Foundation-l] Misplaced Reliance, was Re: Paid editing, was Re: Ban and moderate

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sun Oct 24 18:59:01 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 2:53 PM, ???? <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On 24/10/2010 19:33, Austin Hair wrote:
>> You're asserting, then, that Wikipedia is less reliable than other
>> encyclopedias, which the research done on the subject contradicts.
> He is probably thinking about this:
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/03/23/britannica_wikipedia_nature_study/

Even if you ignore the flaws in the Nature study and equate
errors-per-article with reliability, it still found that Wikipedia
contained more errors-per-article than Britannica.

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