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
> >> and as luck would have it, their copy preserves the old Wikipedia
> > 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version on WP once you've found it -- I've seen outdated, badly converted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.