Greetings  Teofilo,

Although RuWiki uses Flagged revisions, in most of the articles all changes
are "go live" immediately and this is true for Пьерфон (замок). Thank you
for your edit,

it had been patrolled  = [отпатрулированная версия] anyway.


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Teofilo <> wrote:

> The other day, I read the [[:en:Wikileaks]] article on Wikipedia. What
> it said was, more or less, that Wilileaks is a leaks website that used
> to be a wiki. And I wondered : how long will it take before we read
> somewhere : Wikipedia, the Pedia that used to be a Wiki ?
> Sooner than you might think.
> Just yesterday, someone reported a mistake at the French village pump
> : a castle was located at the wrong location on the new
>  tool. That castle, called
> "Pierrefonds Castle", should be located in the Pierrefonds town, not
> in Senlis town, like the Windsor castle is located in the town of
> Windsor to the exclusion of any other English town.
> I thought this was the time to show the power of a wiki : a cool
> website everybody can edit, especially useful to instantly correct
> straightforward mistakes like that one.
> The 
>  is cute enough to
> provide "source: ru" at the bottom of the little popup window that
> pops up when you click on the wrongly located castle. I instantly
> corrected the wrong coordinates on the Russian language version of
> Wikipedia (1) which had the mistake.
> We are more or less 24 hours (19 hours, exactly) after I corrected the
> mistake, but the 
>  still wrong.
> This is not what a wiki is supposed to be.
> There are 2 potential reasons. A) The Russian Wikipedia uses "Flagged
> revisions" and my newbie edit might be ignored by whoever wants to
> ignore it because it is flagged as a non-flagged newbie edit.B) the
>  might be too slow to
> perform updates.
> Whatever the reason, this is evidence that Wikipedia is changing into
> something that is not a wiki.
> I am wondering if the whole problem is not the sheer idea of having
> "developers" doing their job : "developping". Developping means
> changing. If you change a wiki, you have 99% of chances that what it
> changes into is not a wiki.
> This was my first anti-developer rant of 2011. Happy new year everybody.
> (1)
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