[WikiEN-l] NPOV majorities/minorities

Cheney Shill halliburton_shill at yahoo.com
Tue May 2 16:25:54 UTC 2006

This regards Undue weight part of NPOV:

There still seems to be a great deal of ambiguity, even among admins, as to what qualifies as a majority.  So here's a simple example to evaluate as a starting point.

*View Moo has 3 sources that support it.
*View Bark has 15 sources that support it.

Which has the majority?  Should either be be dropped completely?  Should either be reduced to a footnote or an "other views" section deeper within the article? Again, for simplicity, all the sources are equally reliable, reputable, and prominent.

Other than all or most of the sources of either being non-notable or biased, are there any circumstances in which you would reverse the majority/minority or consider Moo and Bark equal?  

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