[WikiEN-l] Cruft

Matt Brown morven at gmail.com
Wed May 3 14:55:08 UTC 2006

On 5/3/06, Gallagher Mark George <m.g.gallagher at student.canberra.edu.au> wrote:
> I would make a distinction between "gems" and "articles that should not be deleted".  Good
> articles are rarely put on AfD (an exception is
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/TransLink_%28South_East_Queensland%29_services,
> which I started myself and wholly acknowledge received a *lot* of effort; but which is not an
> encyclopaedia article).

I'd personally disagree, and have so voted.  I feel this is a case
where 'Wiki is not paper' applies: it would never be a paper
encyclopedia article because it could never be up to date.

At worst, it should be transwikied to a more suitable project, but the
fact is, the interest in maintaining it is here, not elsewhere.


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