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on March 16, 2009 at 10:54:42 am






This is a collaborative effort to set up a comprehensive reference work. You can contribute.


It comes out of Wikipedia, see Citing OEOT in Wikipedia for some history. But there are important differences, in two main areas: Style and content.



Here we're interested in content, content, and content. The facts, ma'am, just stick to the facts. So this wiki is set up to make it as easy as possible to add them and access them.


Despite some very egalitarian priniciples, Wikipedia can be downright uppity at times. They insist on using the "proper" sharp and flat symbols, for example. Never mind that some browsers can't handle them and that it takes an eon to type them. Here we just use F# and Bb, and everyone knows what we mean.


See Standards and Conventions for details, and tips for contributors if you think you might like to be one.



This is the biggie. Wikipedia is very particular about verifiability, and copyright, and notability, and not allowing people to publish their original ideas, research, interpretations, opinions, and lots of other reasons they mightn't want the information you can provide. This is understandable in their context, and given their aims. And we love Wikipedia!


Here, we care about accuracy, relevance and legality. And that's all. If it's accurate, relevant and legal, we want it.


We do care about accuracy! But our ways of achieving it are significantly different to those at Wikipedia. See the Content FAQ for details.







This is a real wiki!  Please edit this page, create new pages, and invite others to use the wiki.

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