From: Philippe Verdy (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jan 20 2006 - 11:29:14 CST
From: "Jukka K. Korpela" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, David Starner wrote:
>> Why? According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellipsis),
>> the Chicago Manual of Style makes a difference between an omission
>> within a sentence and one between sentences, and puts more space
>> between the periods in the second, thus making a single ellipsis
>> character unusable.
> It is pointless to cite Wikipedia as anything else than a collection of
> anonymous writings with no stability. In particular, instead of rephrasing
> what Wikipedia says about a book, you should check the book.
Wikipedia sources can be stable and liable (according to the opinionof the one that makes such reference) for reference purpose: include the "oldid" parameter in a "/w/index.php?title=" URL(which indicates a precise version of the article, found in the "history" list of each article).
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