Monday, December 12, 2011

Wikimania 2011 - Wikipedia is afraid of governments (English)

Deryck Chan
From Gdańsk versus Danzig, Voivodeships of Poland versus
provinces, to Côte d'Ivoire versus Ivory Coast, and Senkaku
Islands versus Diaoyutai Islands versus Pinnacle Islands, this
presentation should open up a discussion on what the actual
common practice is regarding article names for places with
multiple or disputed names, and whether the Chinese and
Serbian Wikipedias have already provided an alternative
solution to the problem of article name bias.

UPDATE 18-12-2011:
See also:

Scheduled Lectured with link to youtube
Youtube list: Wikimania 2011
List: Wikimania 2011 posts


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