On 31/12/2007, George Herbert <george.herbert(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Dec 30, 2007 5:32 PM, Thomas Dalton
On 31/12/2007, George Herbert
Before you go off too far on this idea, I'm
about to float something
on wikien-l about a new "Trivia:" namespace...
If it's encyclopaedic, it should go in the main namespace, if it's
not, it shouldn't be in Wikipedia. Either way, a trivia namespace is
Trivia is not for non-encyclopedic stuff. It's for stuff about which
notability has not achieved consensus, but which has some claim to
That just moves the goalposts, it doesn't solve anything. You would
still need notability requirements in the trivia namespace, just
weaker ones. If you can do without them in the trivia namespace, you
can do without them in the main namespace, and then there's no need
for a trivia namespace. Whatever way you look at it, either a trivia
namespace won't work, or it's not needed.