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OT: Pros and cons of WP siterips

From:Lars Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Saturday, December 6, 2008, 16:15
2008/12/6 Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>

> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 11:25, Lars Mathiesen <thorinn@...> wrote: > > 2008/12/6 Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> > > > >> (This is a case where the Wikipedia clones -- in this case one called > >> NationMaster -- come in handy. I found the NationMaster page with > Google, > >> and as luck would have it, their copy preserves the old Wikipedia > wording.) > > > > Or you could look in the history for the page? Wikipedia itself has every > > version there ever was. > > I don't think Wikipedia has a function to "search inside every version > of every page", though do correct me if I'm wrong.
True. I missed the googling part. Just make sure you check with the current version on WP once you've found it -- I've seen outdated, badly converted siterips quoted as authoritative too often. -- Lars