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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000109.txt from 2010/05

From: Curtis Bennett <curtis.bennett@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Wikipedia Clarinet Page
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 12:36:22 -0400

I don't have any stats on it, but my guess is that, by and large, most
of wikipedia is made up of 1 or 2 line edits by millions of people.
The minority contributors are the ones actually creating entire pages
of content. Most pages start small, and then grow slowly by hundreds
of people making small corrective changes and additions.

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 5:25 AM, Joseph Wakeling
<joseph.wakeling@-----.net> wrote:
> On 05/09/2010 07:52 PM, Curtis Bennett wrote:
>> Feel free to fix it. that's the beauty of Wikipedia.
>
> Yes, but ...
>
> ... it can help to have a coordinated writing/rewriting effort. =A0One of
> the worst aspects of Wikipedia is the tendency for people to just insert
> their little item/sentence of concern without paying attention to the
> piece as a whole, and how their correction or addition affects it.
>
> It would be great if the Klarinet list could coordinate a writing and
> maintenance effort for the English Wikipedia article. =A0When you put
> together the brains, eyes and fingers we all have here, there's quite a
> lot of expertise and resources.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> =A0 =A0-- Joe
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