I have started a little discussion over in [[talk:Complete list of
encyclopedia topics]] about the "complete list of encyclopedia topics"
article in Wikipedia. Specifically, it's my belief that this article and
its subpages are hiding a heck of a lot of orphans from the LonelyPages
finder, and I was kicking around a few ideas to possibly overcome this.
The consensus seems to be that this page was created to serve as a
collection of ideas for new articles, and that the links to existing
articles from this page are essentially useless; people aren't going to be
looking here in order to find stuff. So, deleting the links to existing
articles seems like the right approach. However, doing this manually would
be a major pain; I wonder if it would be possible for someone to come up
with a magic script to do something like that? Alternately, perhaps there
is some way to specifically exclude "Complete list of encyclopedia topics"
and its subpages from the link database that LonelyPages uses to find
orphans; this would serve the same goal. Unfortunately, I know nothing
about the guts of wikipedia or related scripting, so I can't offer any real
help on this myself.
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