Wikipedia vs wiki

James Waddick
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 10:38:52 PST
Dear All;
	Today's New York Times has an interesting article about how 
Middlebury College in Vermont has banned the use of Wikipedia as a 
source for history papers. The faculty cites mistakes and deliberate 
falsehoods. I suppose the entries are the end product of the quality 
of the contributors. This quality is exactly what makes the PBS wiki 
such a useful resource. Apparently there are thousands of 
contributors to the Wikipedia and a small group of monitors.
	The PBS has a corps of contributors and few administrators 
that maintain a very high standard.

	The Times article just made me think of what a good resource 
we all have in the wiki.

	Best to Mary Sue and all who keep the wiki working.

		Thanks to all		Jim W.

	The New York Times article is at…
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