[Wikipedia-l] The Fact Factory: a Wikipedia knock-off

Krzysztof P. Jasiutowicz kpj at kki.net.pl
Mon Aug 12 12:20:37 UTC 2002

On 12-08-2002, Lars Aronsson wrote thusly :
> Fred Bauder wrote:
> > Making the ISBN links go to a book store search engine giving you
> > comparative prices is very different from Amazon links which usually are
> I just learned that Amazon.com has some new web services stuff, that
> might be interesting.  You can download their kit, and write your own
> applications on your own website.  I haven't checked it out yet, but
> the info is on http://www.amazon.com/webservices
> I guess they are not placing their reviews under GFDL, though... that
> would have been a great service!  Is it OK to put book reviews in
> Wikipedia (on an Amazon scale)?  Do we know how many book reviews are
> already in Wikipedia?  Or should there be a separate wiki for this?
I think a superb idea for a separate Wiki.


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