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Re: How to react on a factually wrong Debian wiki change ?




On Fri 28 Sep 2018 at 16:29:56 +0100, Jonathan Dowland wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 02:53:35PM +0000, Curt wrote:
> > It's been reverted but as the formulation is a little awkward it's too
> > bad we didn't take this opportunity to unawkwardate it.
> 
> For the avoidance of any doubt, jmtd is me (Jonathan Michael Thomas
> Dowland). I'm not involved in cdrkit development.
> 
> I opted to restore the text exactly as it was (a pure revert) rather
> than improve upon it, although I'm not really sure why I rationalised
> that.

Sufficient rationale is in

https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2018/09/msg01033.html

 > My way to express the current technical situation was the statement:
 >
 >  "wodim should better not be used with DVD or BD media."
 >
 > which now became
 >
 >  "Some believe it would be better if wodim were not used with DVD or BD
 >   media. Perhaps so, but there are many variables involved, most
 >  especially burner types and condition, and media quality.
 >  '''Burn on one does not necessarily mean readable on another.'''"

 > It is not the opinion of "some". It is the opionion of me, the expert (tm).

A user doesn't have to be a cdrkit developer or user of the software to
act on a statement such as this when editing a wiki.

-- 
Brian.