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In your recent edit of List of misquotations, you removed a simple link from "Jack Swigert" with the following edit summary:
- Link to Jack Swigert removed, since wiki thinks the page does not exist, when it actually does. Very weird.
I checked and found that there is currently no Wikiquote article for Jack Swigert, but there is a Wikipedia article for Jack Swigert. I replaced the non-functioning internal link with an external wiki link to jump to the WP article. This is something we often need to fix in Wikiquote articles, because Wikipedia has (and probably always will have) far more articles than Wikiquote. Editors have the choice of either leaving the red link in place, in order to encourage others to create an article, or use a Wikipedia link, which gives readers an immediate means to learn about the subject. (Of course, they can remove any link as you did, but these alternatives have their uses.) Hope this helps. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 17:32, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
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