In article <6a9c61b105070523176ec7a87b / mail.gmail.com>,
C Erler  <erlercw / gmail.com> wrote:
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>Since nobody seems motivated to contribute to the Wikiversity School of=20
>Computer Science (
>http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikiversity:School_of_Computer_Science; theory=
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>of computation, not job-preparation programming) and since the courses ther=
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>aren't developed at all, I've decided to use Ruby as the base language (wit=
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>interludes into things like Lisp and Haskell to illustrate certain concepts=
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>better) so that I can teach the concepts instead of the language pitfalls.
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>Who knows, though. Maybe the people who have currently been sleeping for a=
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>month to a year will come back and force a switch to C++ or something (it i=
>s=20
>a wiki). If, however, we can get a sizable amount of content written (lack=
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>of content is probably the main cause of malaise there), and it's written=
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>well, we might be able to stop the evils of C++ from spreading (just kiddin=
>g=20
>;).
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>I've begun my efforts in the Data Structures course (
>http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Data_Structures). I hope to make i=
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>fit in a page, yet give good, solid knowledge of simple data structures. An=
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>volunteers there or elsewhere would be appreciated.

Very cool.  If I get a little time I'll try to contribute.
I hadn't heard of Wikiversity or Wikibooks before - good to know that 
something like this is going on.


Phil