[Taxacom] Wikipedia rewrites [was: Species Pages - purpose]

Frederick W Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Wed Feb 4 08:44:36 CST 2009

Lyn.Craven at csiro.au wrote:
> The big negative about this approach is "information that can be corrected and/or confirmed by experts"... I thought about contributing to Wikipedia but when I realised that anyone could rewrite my text, I thought why bother.   ...I'm not sure that putting up something that might only last a few weeks before some zealot gets to it is worth the time investment.

* has anyone had the experience of having errors subsequently inserted 
into something they've put up on wikipedia? This is often mentioned, but 
I wonder how often it occurs (I've thought of contributing to wikipedia, 
but I've been spooked by the fear that it could become a full-time 

             Bishops Mills Natural History Centre
           Frederick W. Schueler & Aleta Karstad
        RR#2 Bishops Mills, Ontario, Canada K0G 1T0
     on the Smiths Falls Limestone Plain 44* 52'N 75* 42'W
       (613)258-3107 <bckcdb at istar.ca> http://pinicola.ca

More information about the Taxacom mailing list