Difference between revisions of "Teflpedia:Teflpedia is not Wikipedia"

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== Difference of scope ==
 
== Difference of scope ==
  
Wikipedia is a general-topic encyclopedia.  Teflpedia is ''mainly'' a glossary. Teflpedia includes technical definitions with examples, that probably would be deleted from Wikipedia, or merged into a single unwieldy article.
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| Teflpedia is ''mainly'' a [[glossary]] || Wikipedia is a general-topic encyclopedia. || Teflpedia includes technical definitions with examples that probably would be deleted from Wikipedia, or merged into a single unwieldy article.
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| Teflpedia focuses on [[English]] || Wikipedia covers language in general. || Teflpedia's English-focus makes many of the language articles easier to understand for readers.
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== Difference of editorship ==
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Editors should be nice to each other, and professional.
  
* Teflpedia can have different inclusion criteria from Wikipedia.
 
** Teflpedia can have articles that would be deleted from Wikipedia, e.g. on slightly obscure ELT-related topics.
 
** Teflpedia can have dictionary-like definitions of important terms.
 
** We won't have articles on things that aren't even loosely ELT-related
 
* Teflpedia has an English-focus and ELT-focus
 
** Wikipedia tries (and fails) to cover every language that has ever existed.
 
  
  
Editors should be nice to each other, and professional.
 
 
[[category:Teflpedia information]]
 
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Revision as of 07:37, 13 October 2020

Teflpedia is not Wikipedia (although there will be some content overlap and similarities) - this is an important principle.

Difference of scope

Teflpedia Wikipedia Notes
Teflpedia is mainly a glossary Wikipedia is a general-topic encyclopedia. Teflpedia includes technical definitions with examples that probably would be deleted from Wikipedia, or merged into a single unwieldy article.
Teflpedia focuses on English Wikipedia covers language in general. Teflpedia's English-focus makes many of the language articles easier to understand for readers.

Difference of editorship

Editors should be nice to each other, and professional.