Articles of War

"Articles of War: Wikipedia’s Lamest Edit Wars" is a visualization by David McCandless based on an essay on Wikipedia's intra-wiki. It is entitled “Lamest edit wars” and contains material about various arguments about articles, occurring over time and kept because it is considered humorous. In the visualization is shown the total number of edits over each article’s lifetime, counting not just the edits specifically related to that particular dispute, and the date in which the article was created.

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