[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [OT] Wikipedia

Mike Melanson mike
Sat Mar 4 00:21:41 CET 2006

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> The real question, though, is how it compares to traditional paper
> encyclopedias.  Yes, the quality varies, but overall I'm very satisfied.
> Furthermore it's very hard to find a topic that is not covered nowadays.
> Have you ever tried to look up - say - mathematical subjects in an
> encyclopedia?
> I'm very curious to see what Wikipedia looks like in 5-10 years.

	For my part, I'm impressed by the treatment given to various pop 
culture items. For example, Wikipedia actually has a fairly academic 
explanation of what a "hollaback girl" is. :) Then there are the 
detailed plot synopses of video games...

	-Mike Melanson

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