On Mon, 9 Apr 2007 14:08:57 +0200,
So what would you do if the person who crossed the
deletion of their biography? If this policy got off the ground we'd get rid
of a fine bio (presumably true too) just because they asked. Readers
wouldn't be able to find out what he/she did on Wikipedia even though it
should've been covered. A policy like this would need to be refined. For
example 1) It should be regarding people who's sole claim to notability is a
crime that never went to court.
I would merge it to solo Atlantic crossings, or find evidence tat
there is widespread coverage independent of that one achievement.
Of course, it is not terribly /likely/ that this person will request
removal, whereas such requests form those whose "achievements" are
rather less laudable is not quite so rare.
Some people do silly things for the sole purpose of becoming famous as
an entry in the Guinness Book of Records. Others have earned Darwin