On 20 April 2012 12:48, Stevie Benton <stevie.ben...@wikimedia.org.uk> wrote:

> It's partly that. They had a question from a listener asking how Wikipedia
> gets up to date so quickly. The listener watched the Grand National and
> wondered how old the winning jockey was, got to his Wikipedia page and
> within two minutes of the end of the race his page was updated with a
> mention of his victory.


I told 'em the actual answer was "a volunteer editor was waiting on
the page to be the first to update it, just waiting to press the
button."


> There's scope to speak about the Wikipedia in Ireland too, could be a good
> chance to encourage more people to get involved.


ga.wikipedia.org has had 86 people do anything at all this month.
There's lots of room there.


- d.

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