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by peterdavidcarter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They're talking about banning all IP address editing (again)
Replies: 11
Views: 1002

Re: They're talking about banning all IP address editing (ag

https://www.wikipediasucks.co/forum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1311 Last I saw they were proposing a Foundation run trial (because a self-governing autonomous community of course cannot do a basic thing like turn unregistered editing off), as they did with ACPERM. And as with that trial, the results ...
by peterdavidcarter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Man who created the concept of breaking the forth wall
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Man who created the concept of breaking the forth wall

Article on the man who created the concept of the forth wall popular in media such as Deadpool, and academically termed Verfremdungseffekt, is barely mentioned, while the majority of the article focuses on an unresolved discussions over whether or not he might have been a Communist. For anyone who s...
by peterdavidcarter
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit
Replies: 19
Views: 1720

Re: The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit

What I mean about the past version of Wikipedia is: the past economic model which rewarded control of knowledge directly financially. I'm not sure if I feel other motivations and indirect financial motivations (I mean, those don't exist on Wikipedia tho, right ) are better or worse... In that sense ...
by peterdavidcarter
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit
Replies: 19
Views: 1720

Re: The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit

Are you saying the past was better? Idk. All I know is Wikipedia isn't what it says it is.
by peterdavidcarter
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit
Replies: 19
Views: 1720

The Encyclopedia a small number of people can edit

I notice the more I edit Wikipedia pages, that I come across the same people time and time again. These people will not ever let you change a page significantly unless it conforms to their view and even then rarely. It's funny how from 'the Encyclopedia anyone can edit' we've got to a state where th...