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Bearkat writes "The Wall Street Journal hosted a "lively" online debate between Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and Britannica Editor in Chief Dale Hoiberg. The Chronicle of Higher Education has a commentary section on the debate.
One of the more interesting quotes: Mr. Wales: .. Britannica is "proprietary rather than freely licensed, they would have a very hard time attracting the kind of talent that we have." He added that "it is a misunderstanding to think of 'openness' as antithetical to quality.""