"Big Apple" & recent Wikipedia change

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jul 22 23:32:29 UTC 2006

On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> This is another reason that I don't like the Wikipedia (besides giving
> out scholarship for free).

Isn't scholarship usually given out for free?  The typical outlet for
scholarship is scholarly journals, of which almost all are nonpaying.  The
other typical outlet for scholarship is scholarly books, which rarely
result in more than nominal revenue.

Fred Shapiro

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