[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia's destiny
johnleemk at gawab.com
Tue Feb 28 14:48:02 UTC 2006
Tony Sidaway wrote:
>On 2/28/06, Matt Brown <morven at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On 2/27/06, Tony Sidaway <f.crdfa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>The nominator in this case is a suspiciously new editor who has
>>>precisely one edit in article space (inserting a "POV" template).
>>>Nevertheless with his *ninth* edit he nominated for deletion an
>>>article about a reasonably well established webcomic, and to date he
>>>has made some 30 edits to the AfD.
>>I don't see any obvious connection with another user, though, and
>>don't think sockpuppet witch-hunts are generally productive.
>Nor I. But is this the caliber of editor we're attracting these days?
> This is a perfectly good, encyclopedic article about verifiable,
>referenced webcomic. What on earth is it doing on AfD in the first
>place? When did Wikimedia start putting up signs saying "we've run
>out of paper, please delete some articles to make more room?"
As the number of registered users approaches infinity, the probability
of running across an ignorant editor or troll approaches 1. (Hm, I just
came up with that off the bat. Something to add to Raul's laws if it
isn't there already.)
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