[eDebate] Full text on opencaselist?
Sun Sep 13 00:26:46 CDT 2009
Some people have been pasting the full text of evidence into cites on
Some people have been deleting that text.
I am ambivalent about whether or not the wiki should include full text.
I guess we can keep going with this wiki war & keep pasting full text,
deleting it, & repasting it forever.
I figure its a better idea to ask this:
Should people add the "middle text" to cites on the wiki? Why or why not?
Its not really "My wiki." Debaters refer to it as "The wiki." Its a
place where we share arguments. So, I'm not trying to make a "final
We do have a controversy where lots of people have stakes involved &
maybe those involved should share their arguments.
Here are some starter arguments:
Posting full text discourages research because people can just "steal"
the ev & use it themselves.
Posting full text encourages research because scrutiny improves the
quality of card-cutting.
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