On 2/15/06, Justin Cormack <justin(a)specialbusservice.com> wrote:
I dont know if there should be one. I cant tell from
the stub, thats
the problem. The company might be notable (I think that WP:CORP is
a bit restrictive, and should be ignored in many cases). But individual
software products are often not very notable (if I write the history
of software if wont include much about programs that import and export
data). But it of course may be very important; just neither of us know.
I've expanded the stub now. I understand that software products are
not inherently notable, but let's not confuse some shareware platform
game with expensive, highly specialised data loading software used by
massive companies to transfer enormous quantities of data each day.
I would rather have a good article about ETL including
a list of
(that could be redirects) than a bunch of stubs that may never be
A good article about ETL would be great, and some basic information on
the various products - short articles, or collected together - would
be great. I don't know about "never be filled in" - Wikipedia is
supposedly timeless. Compared to many of the really trivial subjects
covered, it's a bit disappointing that the whole domain of data
management, data warehousing, ETL etc is of such low quality.
Maybe time for a bounty...:)