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[Fwd: LISNews.com | Wikipedia -- can open source be a good source?]

Very interesting in relation to authoritative works like International 
Tables for Crystallography.



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<URL: http://www.lisnews.com/article.pl?sid=04/08/26/1337250 >

There is a discussion on the potential risks associated with Wikipedia, a user written and edited Encyclopedia which is very popular with students as a quick information source. The questions that are discussed include the 'value' of user written entries, the accuracy of citations, etc., all the base issues which have also been discussed in the Open Source debate.

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