On 7/8/07, Bryan Derksen <bryan.derksen(a)shaw.ca>
At various points in history it _has_ been, but
[[Optimus Prime]] is a
very large article. Very large articles tend to be split into
sub-articles like this.
On 7/8/07, John Vandenberg <jayvdb(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Including trivia like this in other articles
would result in it being
removed due to WP:TRIVIA. Keeping it separate means that readers wont
find it unless they are searching for more obscure information or
browsing out of interest.
If is important enough to be its own article, then its inclusion in
[[Optimus Prime]] certainly can be justified.
If it's important enough to be its own article, why not just make it its
unfortunately, that's how articles on every sub-subject get created,
because people often don't want to slog through editing down an overly
large article. It's easier to go off and create a little article on
your own, that way you get all the pride of ownership and creation and
none of the hassle of editing conflicts.
That's a bit of an assumption of bad faith there and doesn't match my
own experiences. When I create sub-articles it's usually by splitting
pieces off of an existing article, I don't often write the material from