[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Mar 4 09:00:21 UTC 2009

Fred Bauder wrote:
>> This would exclude a great deal of pornographic actresses and actors.
>> Which I don't think is a bad thing, in fact. I'm far from a prude,
>> but someone who is solely notable for appearing in a few pornographic
>> films seems to contradict what our policy is regarding other inclusion
>> categories; and these articles seem to have a higher-than-average
>> incident of compliant rate, notably when personal information begins
>> to appear on their articles.
>> Cary
> That would not preclude an article about the movie, if notable, although
> only a few films spring to mind. And the name of the actor can be
> mentioned but ought not be a redlink, unless the person's private life is
> notable and the subject of substantial information published in reliable
> sources.

He may have appeared in more than one film, or he may have received 
awards for his performances, or he may have been active in free speech 
politics.  This still does not touch on his personal life


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