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Am 28.01.2006 um 18:50 schrieb Vladimir Gapeyev:

> This surgical theater example totally misses the subject, sorry.
> The Wikipedia (or an edited surgical manual from a "respected  
> publisher", for that matter) is about
>    "for those interested, here is what medicine knows about  
> appendoctomy,
>     as determined by a consensus of people that recognize each other's
>     expertise in the subject matter;"
> rather than
>    "this HOWTO is all what you need to know about cutting out your
>     appendix --- get to business right now, don't have a doubt in  
> what we
>     say!"
> The "well educated and credential" surgeon that you trust is  
> probably a member of the "self-selected group of people interested  
> enough in surgical tools to participate in a discussion of surgical  
> tools" and looks up the communal knowledge when his own is a little  
> lacking.
> --vg

Sorry, I couldn't see or hadn't seen that from the previous postings  
(the rather-than-part above wasn't exactly mine, but I think I know  
what you mean). Then I'm with you.



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