[WikiEN-l] Anyone who can't remember the noughties wasn't there?

Isabell Long isabell121 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 15:19:36 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 04:14:25PM +0100, Carcharoth wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Charles Matthews
> <charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > Guardian stories today about 40 years of the Internet, part of it being
> > a list of firsts:
> >
> > http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/oct/23/internet-history
> >
> > Apparently Wikipedia got going in 2004? I could have sworn it was
> > earlier ... Where do they research these things?
> What do you expect from a paper that has typos like the following?
> "Little over a year later [...] had filled the gaping whole in the
> internet market for a video sharing facility."

Haha well spotted, I didn't notice that!  Oh dear, that's not good for the Guardian!

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