Notability in Wikipedia is a joke, as is NPOV. Need I remind you about the article about
Alan Cabal that is waiting to reach mainspace?
There is a Squidoo lens about Alan Cabal that establishes his notability beyond a doubt:
From: David Gerard <dgerard(a)gmail.com>
To: English Wikipedia <wikien-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 1:42:01 PM
Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Notability in Wikipedia
2009/4/27 doc <doc.wikipedia(a)ntlworld.com>om>:
David Gerard wrote:
> 2009/4/27 doc <doc.wikipedia(a)ntlworld.com>om>:
>> Google books is fine, as is google itself.
>> Neither is a substitute for common sense.
>> I'll take the subjectivity of human common sense over the arithmetic of
>> search engines any day.
> Certainly. But when someone seems not to be
engaging it, it can be
> useful to wave the actual book (or a scan), not merely say "there's a
You are missing the point. I should not have to. If we
trustworthy information on something that commonsense tells us has some
level of enduring significance, then finding a book should be unnecessary.
Commonsense, where it is more than just one person's view, should be
I'm not saying you should have to, I quite agree. I just lack faith in
the common sense of 100% of AFD regulars ...
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