--- Oliver Pereira <omp199(a)ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
But isn't this length business just a matter of personal taste?
Personally, I find long articles quite off-putting. [[Charles
for example, only just barely qualifies as a decently sized article
according to Erik, while I think it could do with being split into
As Olivier, I agree. Length of an article is dictated by the subject
matter of the article. I don't expect an article dealing with
architecture in Paris to be short. Nor do I expect an article about
Hollywood Blvd to be very long.
I think there is a trend here in the W to automate/codify most
mundane things. This, I feel, is a trap. The W is different *because*
it is written, edited, and massaged by humans beings.
I suggest also that while some rules might be good overall, some
article will fall outside of the norm, and will have to be dealt with
in a manner sensible to the subject.
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