From the Wikipedia Community Blog:
As the largest WikiProject on Wikipedia, WikiProject Biography boasts over one million articles dedicated to the lives of notable figures throughout history. In honor of WikiProject Biography’s tenth birthday, Wikipedia Signpost has published a great essay detailing the extensive work involved with developing and maintaining biographies on Wikipedia.
The WikiProject began after editors discussed a number of issues regarding the most effective way to format birth and death dates. These intial discussion boards grew from ten members to a thriving community of nearly 800 active participants currently. In this week’s Wikipedia Signpost, three members of WikiProject Biography – Kaldari, Road Wizard, and John Carter – discuss their involvement in the project and what it takes to navigate a biography on Wikipedia.
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