[Foundation-l] Porchesia

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Mon Oct 2 00:11:46 UTC 2006

Erik's point here is completely valid.

The problem in this case is not really "no sources".  The problem should 
be viewed as more general.  "It is possible to hoax wikipedia by writing 
something that sounds plausible."

Erik Moeller wrote:
> On 9/30/06, James Hare <messedrocker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Let's mkae a new speedy criterion: if there's no sources, nuke it. With
>> fire.
> '''Porchesia''' is an island off the coast of [[Syria]] and
> [[Lebanon]].  It is ruled by Lebanese government.  [1]
> [1] Cassidy, Daniel. Porchesia: History of a Little-Known Island. Los
> Angeles: Cambridge and Boston Press, 2005.

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