Re: Attribution with Wikipedia (Was: LAO LETTER FO SUNG... wikipedia

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Thu Oct 27 2005 - 03:59:50 CST

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    On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 09:52:13AM +0100,
     Andrew West <> wrote
     a message of 14 lines which said:

    > > AFAIK, you have to read the entire history of an article to see who
    > > wrote what. It does not seem there is a function like the excellent
    > > "annotate" with CVS (or "praise" with Subversion) which displays each
    > > line together with its last author and revision number.
    > >
    > Just click on the "history" (or "historique") tab at the top of every
    > page, and it provides a convenient list of revisions including date,
    > author and summary of change.

    Exactly what I said (I know "history", thanks). Now, how do you find
    *who* wrote a given sentence in the article? (Short of, as I wrote
    "read the entire history of an article".) Specially if the summary is
    not clear (most aren't) or misleading.

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