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What is Wikipedia and who is the founder of this?

Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 05 Jan '09 12:58 pm
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Wikipedia is a free multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning 'fast') and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's 12 million articles (2.6 million in English) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world, and almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone who can access the Wikipedia website. Launched in January 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, it is currently the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.
Answered by raghavan pvv, 05 Jan '09 02:23 pm

 
  
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Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur known for his role in the creation of Wikipedia, a free, open-content encyclopedia launched in 2001.
Answered by anupama kumar, 05 Jan '09 01:03 pm

 
  
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Online free encyclopedia
Answered by shakti, 05 Jan '09 02:14 pm

 
  
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WIKIPEDIA is a online free encyclopedia. 4 more info, Go to http://www.wikipedia.org
Answered by Abhijeet Kumar, 05 Jan '09 01:04 pm

 
  
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