I object to the word sourcerer, it denotes witchcraft. Can't another terminology be used?

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You are confusing Sourcerer, meaning "one who sources," with Sorcery.

So there is no need to use a different term!laugh

Can we rename it Source Wizard?

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Sourcerer

The first time the badge was awarded was on 09 Jul 2015. That word has been in use in WikiTree for more that 3 years. The whole community is aware that the meaning of the word in WikiTree has nothing to do with witchcraft.

I respect your right to desagree but there is nothing wrong in using the word "Sourcerer" the way WikiTree does.

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (756k points)
+15 votes
You should see some of these people at work, it's magic
by Living Horace G2G6 Pilot (572k points)

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