[racket] Wikipedia article improvements

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Aug 18 14:27:36 EDT 2011

About a minute ago, Joan Arnaldich wrote:
> Hi there,
> So adding the examples from the main page wasn't a good idea at
> all. My fault. The following link:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:FAQ/Copyright#Can_I_add_something_to_Wikipedia_that_I_got_from_somewhere_else
> states that content under a GNU only license is NOT compatible with
> Wikipedia.

I don't think that this is a problem, since our sources are all LGPL.
In any case, as I wrote in a new comment:

* Most of the text is changed in a version of the page that I've been
  working on for a while, and will hopefully be done with soon.  (This
  is not because of the license issue, it's because the text doesn't
  fit the wikipedia page context.)

* Getting permission is easy, and I can do whatever they might need to
  clarify this, in case they'll insist that it's a problem after my

> Anyway... and somewhat off-topic... I never imagined adding such a
> simple page would be such a pain. IMHO, the whole process requires
> too much energy from too many people. I cannot understand why some
> Wikipedia editors seem so interested in people NOT learning.
> Unfortunately, this is not something new...

Yes, it's not new -- and the effort is not new either, but I think
that the overall shape of Racket-related material is now way better
than it was, so the result is good.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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