[Foundation-l] Has Wikipedia changed since 2005?
gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 19:23:25 UTC 2010
Who is our audience ? I am sure that a certain training is needed to feel
comfortable with references and sources. When you are comfortable with it,
you probably use a particular terminology and consider illustrations
Remember Wikipedia is an encyclopaedia. It is not a scholarly work. It is
not intended to be one.
On 6 October 2010 01:17, Noein <pronoein at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 05/10/2010 19:48, wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk wrote:
> > What is the main point of wikipedia to edit it, or to read it?
> Could it be both or do we get to choose only one?
> > NOTE: when reading an article or a book one rarely looks at the
> > references. They are, in the main, a distraction.
> This is not my case nor my perception about it. Besides, they are not
> just notes, but references. References are important to build traceable
> knowledge layer after layer.
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