On Thu, 2011-10-27 at 00:11 +0100, Andrew West wrote:
On 26 October 2011 22:37, Brian McNeil
I'm glad to see others chime in regarding the potential for certain
memorials being non-notable, or having insufficient reliable sources to
get beyond stub status. The point here is not to drive traffic to
Wikipedia, but to allow people to quickly access very personal
To my mind, "List of war memorials in Scotland" etc. would be the best
way to proceed wrt Wikipedia, with each entry linking to another
wikimedia project or projects for whatever detailed information is
available such as scans, transcriptions and lists of names. There is
quite a nice list-article for Canadian war memorials at
I might upset a few people here, but,... Why does this even have to in
any way link to Wikipedia?
Just because we've a pet 800lb gorilla is no reason to point people at
List of monuments->Monument Foo->Individual should be the obscure route
to content. Link/Reference (eg QR code)->List of individuals->Content
related to an individual can easily be done without ever touching
For many GLAM partners, Wikipedia is not going to be the 'ideal' first
port of call. So, why try and make it such?
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