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

Stephen Gilbert canuck_in_korea2002 at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 12 13:11:51 UTC 2002

--- Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> wrote:
> 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?

There is a fairly new wiki dedicated to books called
BookShelved (http://bookshelved.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl).
It sounds like just the place for book reviews.

Stephen G.

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