[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia's destiny - Harry Reid

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 02:23:27 UTC 2006

Fastfission wrote:
> On 2/22/06, Guy Chapman aka JzG <guy.chapman at spamcop.net> wrote:
>>I don't see a problem with an open and honest request for factual
>>correction.  We have always encouraged living people to engage with
>>the community in keeping their biographies factually accurate - just
>>not by actually editing them.  Engage on the talk page, go to the
>>Office, whatever.  And if they point out an error which can be
>>verified as an error, that's good.  And if they dislike the fact that
>>verifiable but unflattering information is in there, maybe they should
>>have thought about that before they did whatever they did :-)
> The way to get around NOR problems in this case might be to suggest
> that we recommend that they create a webpage on their own webspace
> that says "I have been characterized in X source [wherever Wikipedia
> is getting the info] as having done Y. This is untrue, in reality I
> only did Z."

You assume that these people have their own webspace.

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