[Wikipedia-l] Collaborative, up-to-the-minute construction of current and ongoing events of historical significance
saintonge at telus.net
Mon Aug 12 21:52:33 UTC 2002
Toby Bartels wrote:
>What do the people on the list think of articles like
>[[Stock market downturn of 2002]] and [[United States invasion of Iraq]]?
>Much previous discussion is at the pages linked from
>[[Talk:Stock market downturn of 2002]] and [[Talk:Main Page]].
>See also the The Cunctator's Aug 11 00:34 PDT change to
>[[Wikipedia:What Wikipedia is not]].
Since these issues have not yet played themselves out, I would consider
them pre-historic. Though the Iraq item is a tad speculative. The
facts are continuing to evolve, and much of what is written is based on
incomplete information. But Wikipedian collaboration can overcome that.
I would put these dogs on a long leash, but still watch that they don't
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