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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 20:12:02 UTC 2010

On 24 October 2010 20:58, ???? <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Its not a question of lower levels of reliability it is a question of
> the absence of reliability, the fact that one can never be sure that
> what one is reading is correct, an honest mistake, or something inserted
> to push some agenda.

And how does that differ from every other document written by human beings ever?

> Next to the EB we have a French encyclopaedia. It is much less in depth
> but it is still accurate in what it has to say on the subjects it
> covers, and again I don't have to worry about whether some one just
> added nonsense to the article on Maurice Jarre.

You've just defined the New Columbia Encyclopedia as not an
encyclopedia (see
http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2005/08/29/050829ta_talk_alford ).

And then well consider this:



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