[WikiEN-l] And now, for something completely different

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 12:29:21 UTC 2006

Carnildo wrote:

>Not surprisingly, the average coverage of subjects is fairly poor.  64% of
>articles were rated "low" or "stub", indicating they did not have even a
>basic chronology of the subject's life, and 29% were rated "medium",
>indicating a basic chronology but nothing more.  6% were rated "good", with
>a relatively complete chronology, and one article was approaching "featured"
>quality.  While doing the survey, one of the biographies was deleted for
>lack of notability, one as being unverifiable, and two were listed as

Unfortunately, I've found that a lot of people don't get a good bio in
Wikipedia until they die and there are nicely-researched obituaries to
use as sources.

- d.

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