[Taxacom] "Why would you waste your time editing Wikipedia?"

Una Smith una.smith at att.net
Sun Sep 21 15:43:07 CDT 2008

Paul van Rijckevorsel wrote:
>That sounds very commendable, and like the exact opposite of what Wikipedia
>does (in practice). There, the typical entry consists of a list, copied from
>a database (somewhere), giving an opinion held by somebody, somewhen,
>somewhere; details all unspecified. No indication that there are other views

That is a fair description of a "stub";  an article that has a bare
minimum of content, quality, and scholarship.

	Una Smith
	New Mexico

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