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The description of bitcoin is similiar to wikipedia article.--Kiba 19:53, 16 December 2010 (GMT)

It seems that the beginning of the introduction was made by Grondilu (french guy who sometimes comes on irc and auctions gold on the forum), see [1]. Since most of the bitcoin article on wikipedia was put together by the bitcoin community, it shouldn't be too difficult to have them accept publication here. In the meantime I see no harm keeping this for a few days, until we either get explicit authorization, or rewrite it into something more personnal. MagicalTux 21:47, 16 December 2010 (GMT)
In the meantime I have added a "wikipedia" source, thru adhering with the wikipedia CC by-sa license. MagicalTux 21:49, 16 December 2010 (GMT)
Authorisation isn't needed. We're complying with the Wikipedia license by sourcing their work. Shouldn't matter. Genjix 03:31, 19 December 2010 (GMT)

I don't like "the idea of using digital files as money" -- maybe "the idea of using digital information as money" ? 'files' has too specific a meaning in the computer context. Then again, most dollars and euros and other conventional currency are nothing but accounting entries in various databases.--Gavin Andresen 16:20, 22 December 2010 (GMT)

Maybe using with "bits of data"? (it's BITcoin after all). Anyway "files" doesn't seem appropriate... MagicalTux 12:25, 23 December 2010 (GMT)
"bits of data" sounds equally weird. I changed it to information. However, is it really information? Information is supposed to be human-readable quantitative data, whereas data is the raw stream... It doesn't fit data or information as it's a solution to a mathematical operation. We could write "the idea of using computed solutions to mathematical problems as money". Genjix 16:38, 23 December 2010 (GMT)
Ok, on second thought, I changed it. Genjix 16:39, 23 December 2010 (GMT)

Header capitalisation

Please refrain from using Initial Caps in your titles. Use One initial cap... It's the style in current usage. Genjix 07:23, 30 December 2010 (GMT)

Fonts for source code

MT, can you make the fonts bigger? I can hardly see the fonts for the <source> snippets. Thanks. Genjix 07:23, 30 December 2010 (GMT)