Interesting indeed. They seem to be proposing an interesting blend of community and control. Wonder how that will work out for them?
My personal favourite line is that "It's very much used by many people because it covers many topics and it's the No.1 search result on Google. It's not necessarily that people go to Wikipedia" That just doesn't strike me as true, but I guess I don't know the evidence. Kimberlee Weatherall From: wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of private musings Sent: Friday, 23 January 2009 7:36 AM To: Wikimedia-au Subject: [Wikimediaau-l] Sydney Morning Herald an interesting one; http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/biztech/here-comes-britannica-20/2 009/01/22/1232471469973.html talking about some new developments in Brittanica's approach.... it's a shame we (the chapter) didn't get a mention, or a quote or something - but never mind :-) the story is top of the 'top 10 stories of the day' currently at smh.com.au, so it's clearly getting read, by the way..... cheers, Peter PM.
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