[Novalug] [OT] speaking of wikipedia
franklin at elfie.org
Tue Jul 7 14:36:03 EDT 2009
Is this issue mentioned on the page's discussion tab? I would bring
it up there, first.
On Jul 7, 2009, at 2:30 PM, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> What does one do if one encounters a consistant error at a wikipedia
> I was reading a biographica account of a biologist and the wiki page
> in question was having his name misspelled. I looked in the page
> history and saw that some one was repeatedly coming on line and
> changing the spelling of the name when ever it was corrected.
> Although I do not have access to the scientist's birth certificate I
> have read a number of his books in hardcopy and his biographical
> pages at the National Academy of Science website so I am pretty sure
> that the correct spelling of the name is as it is on his books and
> I think if I go to the page and correct the name spelling (with
> references) it will just be reversed by the spelling changer.
> Curious minds are wondering what the best protocol is ....
> Bonnie Dalzell, MA
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