[WikiEN-l] A thought about "in popular culture" sections

Matt Brown morven at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 18:01:22 UTC 2006

On 2/17/06, Snowspinner <Snowspinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> NOR has long been a bit slippery with fiction, both popular and
> literary. The problem is that by the most hardline interpretation of
> NOR, plot summaries of novels aren't allowed.

Not QUITE true; paraphrasing other people's citeable plot summaries
would be allowed.

> Unfortunately (or
> fortunately, depending on your perspective), bending NOR for
> fictional texts has led to things like the "in popular culture"
> sections. But unbending it is its own sort of problematic.

Ugh, yes.


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