[Foundation-l] Has Wikipedia changed since 2005?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 11:14:30 UTC 2010

On 5 October 2010 12:01, Andreas Kolbe <jayen466 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>> > It's very distracting, and completely unnecessary.
>> There are ways of
>> > bundling citations into one footnote at the end of
>> each paragraph,
>> > while still making clear which citation supports which
>> words. But it's

>> It doesn't distract me at all,

> Me neither. As a reader, I find it confidence-inspiring; as an editor, I find it helpful.

As an editor, it makes it very difficult to edit, when you have three
words then a {{cite}} template.

Putting citations in the references section, rather than the body,
helps, but editors still tend not to do that.

- d.

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