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Re: [xml-dev] Recent allegations about me

On 2007-01-28 21:43:10 -0500 Ian Graham <ian.graham@utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Michael Kay wrote:
>> Yes, there's plenty of rubbish in Wikipedia. But you can spot the 
>> rubbish.
>> To me, it's a brilliant resource, and proves to me that the 
>> democratisation
>> of knowledge is possible.
> I wager people can't always spot rubbish, particularly in subjects 
> they're 
> not familiar with, or when the rubbish is well written -- or both.

Interestingly, the one study that I saw cited on this subject 
indicated that academics and professionals generally counted wikipedia 
as sufficiently accurate in their own fields, but doubted its accuracy 
in other fields.

(ah, and what an *appropriate* random signature!)
Amelia A. Lewis                    amyzing {at} talsever.com
A hundred thousand lemmings can't be wrong.

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