deter 'prevent'; OED Online references

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Aug 13 14:22:09 UTC 2008

At 8/13/2008 09:19 AM, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:

>The links to the online bibliography are, as should be clear,
>not exact, but were thought to be at least potentially
>useful. As we revise, we are doing far more thorough
>bibliographical linking, and you'll be able to get to a
>reference to the exact edition used.
>We've also changed our standards for citing dictionaries; W3
>is currently cited as "1961 Webster's 3rd New
>Internat. Dict. Eng. Lang.", as you can see e.g. in the entry
>for panache adj./n.(2), which should be more clear than what's
>there now.

Why not continue to use a hyperlink, as in OED2, but link directly to
the exact item in the bibliography?  Also, that would allow the
"quotation work" text to be shorter.


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