[LGM] Fwd: Avoiding Wikipedia
louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 09:43:36 PDT 2015
2015-04-21 10:48 GMT-04:00 Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com>:
> I dunno, I figure wp is a good source in 2015. How often did the shengen
> areas change? Not that often that wp will be out of date for long
I support ginger’s point of view here. I think that providing the link to
the authority itself maybe a better choice, if only to avoid an outdated
Unless someone can find a better authoritative source, I’d go with the link
she has suggested:
Wikipedia is always available to anyone who wishes to read more about a
Again, this is of course not for 2015... or things have change really fast!
> On 21 Apr 2015 9:18 am, "Louis Desjardins" <louis.desjardins at gmail.com>
>> Hello ginger and all,
>> Please read below the email I just received and let me know what action
>> should be made.
>> I think Isra is right at pointing this out. However it is obviously not
>> for 2015 but we should consider using the direct link for 2016.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Isra Flanagan <israflanagan at gmail.com>
>> Date: 2015-04-21 8:04 GMT-04:00
>> Subject: Avoiding Wikipedia
>> To: louis.desjardins at gmail.com
>> To whom it may concern,
>> my name is Isra and the reason I am sending this email is to suggest you
>> not to use Wikipedia as a source.
>> I was visiting http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2014/travel/index.html and
>> I saw that you have used http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schengen_Area as a
>> source. I would suggest you to remove it or replace it with
>> The reason I am suggesting to replace the Wikipedia link is that users
>> may be reading information that is outdated or that has been posted by
>> someone who is not an expert in the field or by someone who wishes to
>> provide misinformation. It states on its own disclaimer that information on
>> Wikipedia is contributed by anyone.
>> I hope you will get this as an advice and replace it.
>> Isra Flanagan
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