Zero <megamanzero521(a)Yahoo.com> wrote:
On 6/23/06, George William Herbert wrote:
That would be a ideal wiki-project to implement,
certainly more useful than these sub projects that pop up every five minutes for the
lastest fad down the street.
>Quick poking around finds:
>WikiProject Fact and Reference Check
>This project seems somewhat aligned with this goal,
but it seems to
combine fact checking with reference addition activities.
>It also seems, as a project, to be not moving very
quickly at the moment.
>Would working within that structure be useful, or a
I would certianly believe so. Its sounds pretty good, but I would go as so far to
advocate that sourcing many articles in wikipedia should be a policy. Not sourcing major
articles with largely dubious facts and summeries is unacceptable and should be a
blockable offense with possibility of arbitration and ultimately an indefinite block on
the egregious offender.
However, the current policy, which allows editors to remove dubious content which lacks
sources is okay, but leaves the editting space open to edit conflicts over disputed
material. Unsourced articles are a large factor in why wikipedia needs much work from its
-george william herbert
gherbert(a)retro.com / george.herbert(a)gmail.com
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