[WikiEN-l] Here's an interesting one

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 16:10:12 UTC 2006

>It depends on what you mean by "junk article".  If it's an article that
>cannot possibly prove useful to a future editor, then yes, it should be
>deleted.  Most stubs aren't in this category, though.
>If it's an article that is not good *now* as an article, but might be
>useful to a future editor, then it shouldn't be deleted---instead we
>should develop some sort of labeling system so a reader who stumbles
>onto it is properly notified that this article is very much a
>work-in-progress and not yet ready for serious use as a reference.

Perhaps we could put a template of some sort on it. How about
{{stub}}? We could develop a system of subtypes if that category gets
too full to work with.

- d.

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