Greenflame

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There’ll be tears before bedtime before this is over

Back last September I posted about the Nature comparative survey of Wikipedia and the Encyclopaedia Britannica (see Greenflame: Who’re you going to call (or rather, look up)?). Now it looks as if things are getting a bit nastier with Britannica taking out newspaper ads against Nature and its survey. See,

Britannica’s defense is here (PDF). And the responses from Nature are here – Britannica attacks : Nature and Nature’s responses to Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Related link: Guardian : Reboot : Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information?

Today’s posting inspired by the UserFriendly cartoon here.

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