[Wikimedia-l] Longest living hoax?

Asaf Bartov abartov at wikimedia.org
Wed Mar 6 00:23:36 UTC 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:15 PM, George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com>wrote:

> >> It's also telling that the longest hoax was about ancient history: it
> >> matches the popular belief that history is by far the biggest weakness
> of
> >> Wikipedia.
> >
> > Our historical coverage is patchy, but I don't think it's our biggest
> > weakness - art and culture probably are.

>  I believe that non-computer related engineering fields (mechanical
> engineering, structural engineering, civil engineering, materials
> science) are still large gaps as well, though better than 3 years ago.

Can't resist pasting this here:

To work, comrades! :)

    Asaf Bartov
    Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>

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