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Encyclopedia Britannica entry for OS/2
« on: 2012.03.14, 16:04:46 »
The news story is about Encyclopedia Britannica stopping print publication, but up until now I didn't think about them as an on-line encyclopedia. Here is their entry for OS/2.

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1461033/IBM-OS2
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Re: Encyclopedia Britannica entry for OS/2
« Reply #1 on: 2012.03.15, 01:49:43 »
I read about the end of the print publication this morning... I had not realized they had been around 244 years.

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Re: Encyclopedia Britannica entry for OS/2
« Reply #2 on: 2012.03.15, 21:55:48 »
now the news is that "Wikipedia Didn't Kill Brittanica — Encarta Did"

http://news.slashdot.org/story/12/03/15/150244/wikipedia-didnt-kill-brittanica-encarta-did

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Re: Encyclopedia Britannica entry for OS/2
« Reply #3 on: 2012.03.16, 16:26:19 »
I read about the end of the print publication this morning... I had not realized they had been around 244 years.


Yep.

It was published in sections from 1768-1770.

In 1771 they printed their first, complete, edition together in 3 volumes...

That's written on the first pages of the 1st edition.