Biggar, P., et al. 2005a;
> To prove this, find the topic you know most about. Then go to the
> wikipedia entry: is it rubbish? Can you find at least 3 mistakes? Is
> the style consistent from paragraph to paragraph? Check the history:
> can you find small facts of dubious merit added? What are the
> references like? I did this for my pet topic (sorting, see
> Sorting_algorithm) and this article is certainly not quotable. It's
> not awful, certainly, but its a long way from good.
> A 'wikipedia vs traditional encyclopedia' debate can seem a lot like
> an 'open vs closed source' debate, and open source people tend to like
> it because they can see the parallels. I disagree.
You might be interested in this article by Ed Felten: =
He did some comparisons between Wikipedia and Brittanica, and Wikipedia =
came out slightly better. There is some interesting discussion in the =
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