[Foundation-l] One Wikipedia Per Person (regarding the distribution of and the ability to read Wikipedia)

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun May 31 12:49:23 UTC 2009

May I remind you that the majority of our Wikipedia do not have 40K articles

2009/5/31 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>

> On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 6:50 AM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dead tree technology. Wikipedia based encyclopedias in the most widely
> > used languages.
> >
> > Select the 40K most important articles (that will be fun).
> Do you really think the 40K most important Wikipedia articles are more
> useful than a set of high school textbooks?
> Wikipedia is sometimes good for getting answers to specific questions, or
> as
> a place to find out what you don't know so you can then check other
> resources to learn it.  But it can't replace a good textbook for learning
> something from scratch.  Really, no encyclopedia can.
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