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Sunday, December 2, 2007
Bloglines - A MOREAUTHORITATIVE ALTERNATIVE TO WIKIPEDIA
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What do you think about this Veropedia? Do you think it's the "answer"?
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Veropedia "is a collaborative effort by a group of Wikipedians to collect the best of Wikipedia's content, clean it up, vet it, and save it for all time. These articles are stable and cannot be edited." It is not competing with Wikipedia—they "prefer to think of [themselves] as a meta-layer, highlighting the best that Wikipedia has to offer." There are two types of links, green (already verified)