On 6/28/07, The Mangoe <the.mangoe(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I lean towards a deletionist/"wait ten
years" approach myself, but I
really don't understand why people are so hot to delete this article.
The BLP aspect simply doesn't wash, nor the legal, as it is hard to
imagine that repeating a accurate story recounted in the mainstream
media could possibly be considered libellous. And as for "he was just
a kid": does this mean that we are going to put in some sort of
"juvenile" limitation on Wikipedia coverage of any topic, for people
whom the law of every country that I know of holds to be adults?
To be fair (speaking as an inclusionist fanatic), I recognize that
there is good reason to be judicious in including content about
Wikipedia in the main namespace; it is good to have a check against
And not having a [[Ryan Jordan]] article is a good example of that
But the [[Essjay controversy]] passes the test.