Citizendium’s reply to Charles Darwin

My dear Darwin,

Having considered your application for becoming a Citizendium editor, we regret to inform you that we must reject your request, since you did not send it through a non-free email address that bears your name or a portion thereof. We understand that for a gentleman of your social standing, it would be unseemly to accept a paid position that would furnish you with such credentials, but I am afraid to tell you that we must insist on proper procedures.

Yours sincerely,

A Founder of Wikipedia


Verification not required on MathWorld

“Actually, if it’s non-controversial and a believable source, we’ll usually add it to the encyclopedia,” Pegg said of adding Yee’s calculations to Mathworld. Source

Compare this to Wikipedia’s reference battles, and have your own thoughts. It makes me wonder what life on PlanetMath is like.