[WikiEN-l] Before reverting blanking, please read the text

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Fri Oct 20 18:02:28 UTC 2006

Guy Chapman aka JzG wrote:

>On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 18:09:42 +0100, "Andrew Gray" <shimgray at gmail.com>
>>Pause for a second. Imagine you're entirely unfamiliar with Wikipedia.
>>You see some horrible crap. You figure out you can edit. What do you
>>do? You delete it. 
>The whole article?  *All* of it?  Even the bits which are not crap? No
>I don't.
It's not surprising.  If they find a section which they believe is crap, 
it's easy to jump to the conclusion that everything in the article is 
crap.  It's not logical, but people do think that way in real life more 
often than I like to believe.


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