Friday, March 24, 2006

WSJ.com - In a War of Words, Famed Encyclopedia Defends Its Turf

WSJ.com - In a War of Words, Famed Encyclopedia Defends Its Turf: "Mr. Wales says he was 'pleased' with Nature's study, but adds, 'It's hardly true we're as good as Britannica.' He says he was glad Nature chose to compare science-related themes 'because on history and the social sciences, we're much weaker.' In other areas -- including computer science and the history of 'Star Trek,' he says, Wikipedia is 'way better.'"

(This final part of the WSJ article stuck in my head after my initial post below...)
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