Wikipedia Announcements/January 2001

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January 31, 2001

I am adding a page called NobelPrize, where we can list all the winners by category, and eventually fill in with short biographies.

We're up to 617 pages. Very many of these have substantial and what appears to be reliable information. I predict 1,000 by February 15. Wikipedia is growing steadily in breadth and depth.

January 27, 2001

Some interesting activity has been happening on WikipediaL lately. RequestedArticles page added.

January 26, 2001

Exciting developments are happening on the BritannicaPublicDomain, WhichWikiShouldWeUse, and BadJokesAndOtherDeletedNonsense pages.

January 25, 2001

Since this wiki first started, January 10, 2001, we have made 270 pages! Wow!


January 24, 2001

Wikipedia has definitely taken a life of its own; new people are arriving every day and the project seems to be getting only more popular. Long live Wikipedia!

January 22, 2001

GNU people are using Wikipedia to discuss their stuff, which is very cool. Go to GNUStufF to partake.

January 21, 2001

Wikipedia-L (see WikipediaL), a new mailing list for Wikipedia, now exists!

On January 15, 2001, "went public." An earlier version existed briefly on from Jan. 10-15.