[Foundation-l] The Wikipedia-Ready Essay

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 08:46:39 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at fairpoint.net> wrote:
> An interesting technique:
> http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2011/30/c8623.html

This is so true!

My highschool sweetheart is a science prof, and recently pointed me to
this essay that one of her students published to Wikipedia:


You can see the elements that come from a class essay ('The following
will cover', no internal links) and the elements that come from
Wikipedia style (aggressive footnoting, sectioning).

Those who toil away in the depths of style guide subpages and cite
templates should be reminded from time to time of the tremendous
impact their work has on the rest of the world...


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