What's the connection between WikiTree and Wikipedia ?

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Wikipedia is a worldwide, collaboratively-created encyclopedia.

WikiTree is a worldwide, collaboratively-created family tree

Check it out here http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Encyclopedia_of_You

by Dorothy Barry G2G Astronaut (2.6m points)
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There is no connection as far as I know.
by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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The software written for Wikipedia is made available for other wikis, and WikiTree uses some of it.  This explains some similarities.
by Anonymous Horace G2G6 Pilot (568k points)
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They are both examples of wiki's, or user-editable websites (the term comes from the Hawaiian word "wikiwiki", meaning quick).
by Stephen Reeves G2G5 (5.5k points)

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