Talk:O'Reilly begins using open editing of its books before publishing them
This article is not a rehash. Information was obtained directly by the companies involved. --Sfullenwider 00:01, 28 January 2006 (UTC)
- Do people have to pay to have the right to edit the books? The article isn't very clear on that. Bawolff ☺☻ 06:03, 28 January 2006 (UTC)
This is not an article it is self promotion for the company in question. If they want to advertise than buy ad space.--Tjkphilosofe 12:24, 29 January 2006 (UTC)
- Book generation has been a very hidden thing for hundreds of years and now it is being opened. The fact that it is O'Reilly doing it is only relevant in that O'Reilly is a large nonfiction bookseller. It isn't even remotely an ad. --Sfullenwider 00:46, 1 February 2006 (UTC) The article is too much like a press release making an announcement. It is not an unbiased report.--Tjkphilosofe 06:51, 1 February 2006 (UTC)
Original reporting notes
- A source of some sort is helpful.Jason Safoutin 19:07, 31 January 2006 (UTC)
The information was found directly from the company's websites. Mostly from this press release. This is very frustrating. The admins are going to have to come to a point where they can let go of the constant rehashing or we can simply forget original reporting will ever occur on Wikinews.
This is going to become a real problem, I can see a point where someone is going to get some exclusive bits of information, something that they cannot reveal, and the article will simply die here. There has been a post on my userpage asking for an email address, which I obviously couldn't reveal. I wonder when someone will simply say that an interview didn't happen. --Sfullenwider 23:10, 31 January 2006 (UTC)
I have decided that this article is not important enough to me to fight off the POV problems that I would have to face to explain why it the opening up of editorship is important and newsworthy. I've just about given up on writing serious business articles that are not dry for this reason.
If anyone is satisfied that the article's "sources" (which, as I've said, are a joke for original reporting), then remove the tag, if not delete it. --Sfullenwider 00:46, 1 February 2006 (UTC)
feature for sale
O'Reilly is selling this feature, access to improve the content of future sales of a proprietary book. -Edbrown05 01:19, 1 February 2006 (UTC)