[Taxacom] The strain between Wikipedia and Science

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Fri Feb 11 20:16:54 CST 2011

On 2011-02-11 10:32, Doug Yanega wrote:
> Given that, after something on the order of 6000 edits, I have
> possibly done more editing of Wikipedia than any other contributor to
> this list (the top-ranked biologist on WP has done over 118000 edits,
> the second-ranked 68000, but I don't think they're on this list), I
> can address some of the issues here, though my experience is with the
> English WP, and perhaps there is a less civilized culture on the
> German WP, from Francisco's description.
For the record, I have more than 9000 edits, although most of them in 
recent years have been vandalism reversions. I regard Doug as a *real* 
editor, in contrast to me, despite his lower total. I generally agree 
with what he has written, although it's a tough playground.

Curtis Clark

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