wikipedia

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Jun 29 10:43:01 EDT 2004


On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, deborah wrote:

> http://www.suberic.net/cgi-bin/dwj/wiki.cgi?Diana_Wynne_Jones_Wikipedia_Home
>
> I don't know how many of you are familiar with the concept of a
> Wikipedia.  Essentially, a Wikipedia is a collaborative
> encyclopedia-building project.  Any user with the Web access can add
> articles to this encyclopedia, or modify existing articles.  This
> will be done anonymously -- the system doesn't log any information
> about you or your computer (although you can configure a user if you
> want your preferences for the site to be saved, but this is 100%
> optional).

I happened past the wiki today, and found that some enterprising
person had added an advertisement for an online casino to one of the
main pages. The joke's on them, of course; imagine, somebody actually
believing that anybody ever reads the wiki...


Paul
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"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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