On 7/11/07, Guy Chapman aka JzG <guy.chapman(a)spamcop.net> wrote:
"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
living persons." - Jimmy Wales.
Not consitant with what Mr Wales has been up to [[Talk:Che Guevara]].
It's a fun read.
Sure, adequately sourcing it is preferable, but if
it's a choice
between waiting for a source or removing it, removing is a better
option. Even if you put it back in with a source ten minutes later.
Depends. Removeing the vast majority of our articles is not a good idea.