OK, I am done with Wikipedia. I did intend to contribute occasionally, but this comment is a very convincing case against even using it. Although a former Encyclopedia Britannica editor, the author is blatantly biased ("public lavatory" ...) he has an almost irrefutable point: A reference manual does have to state facts and it does have to do so reliably. A fuzzy & indefinite editorial process, even if led by an editorial committee of anonymi (!), while being very politically correct, cannot be conducive to that. Wikipedia, farewell! And here's to user loyalty in the online age ...

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