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'''Larry Sanger''' helped [[Jimbo Wales]] get [[Wikipedia]] started. He claims the idea of using wiki software to host their encyclopedia, but it's not clear whether his early involvement makes him a co-founder. He is currently organizing a rival, expert-edited wiki-based encyclopedia, known as Citizendium.
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'''Larry Sanger''' helped [[Jimbo Wales]] get [[Wikipedia]] started. He is currently organizing a rival, expert-edited wiki-based encyclopedia, known as Citizendium.
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Sanger's exact role in the founding of Wikipedia is disputed. He claims the idea of using wiki software to host their encyclopedia. Citizendium's [http://www.citizendium.org/faq.html#introductory FAQ page], presumably speaking for Sanger, describes him as a "Wikipedia co-founder."
  
 
==References==
 
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* [http://en.citizendium.org/wiki Citizendium Wiki (pilot version)]
 
* [http://en.citizendium.org/wiki Citizendium Wiki (pilot version)]

Revision as of 20:59, March 25, 2007

Larry Sanger helped Jimbo Wales get Wikipedia started. He is currently organizing a rival, expert-edited wiki-based encyclopedia, known as Citizendium.

Sanger's exact role in the founding of Wikipedia is disputed. He claims the idea of using wiki software to host their encyclopedia. Citizendium's FAQ page, presumably speaking for Sanger, describes him as a "Wikipedia co-founder."

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