On 5/16/06, Jimmy Wales <jwales(a)wikia.com> wrote:
I can NOT emphasize this enough.
There seems to be a terrible bias among some editors that some sort of
random speculative "I heard it somewhere" pseudo information is to be
tagged with a "needs a cite" tag. Wrong. It should be removed,
aggressively, unless it can be sourced. This is true of all
information, but it is particularly true of negative information about
I seriously doubt you've edited enough with sockpuppets to understand
what this is all about. Either that or you've abandoned your previous
notion that edit warring is bad.
I do agree with you about negative information on living people,
especially non-incredibly famous living people. But in general the
best a non-admin can do is point things out and hope someone listens.