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  • If you are a Knowledge Base contributor and have editing access to the article, you can update the article. Be sure to test any procedures before making changes.
  • If you do not have access to edit the article yourself, you can leave a comment on the article with all the information you have on the issue. All MIT community members can leave comments on articles. Knowledge Base users will be able to see your comment. Knowledge Base administrators also may review comments and update the article based on your feedback and information. To be sure your comment is noticed, we recommend also adding the r-content label as outlined below.
  • You can use the feedback buttons at the bottom of the article to let a maintainer know the article is inaccurate. Be sure to provide all the information you have on why you think the article is inaccurate so maintainers make appropriate corrections.

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