[WikiEN-l] AfD on unencyclopedic content
fredbaud at ctelco.net
Fri May 5 13:14:16 UTC 2006
Generally proofs are encyclopedic. Much more so than many other items
which we regularly include.
On May 5, 2006, at 6:45 AM, Molu wrote:
> I've opened an AfD at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
> because the article is unenclopedic. WIkipedia is not an
> indiscriminate collection of facts, which means that it is not a
> repository for proofs of arbitrary mathematical nuggets. Shall I
> proceed to publish Prof that 1+1 = 2. Bertrand Russel proved it in
> 260 pages, but it could be shortened. If this is deleted it will
> also open up the avenue to delete many other proof articles. It's a
> shame that we fall over ourselves deleting biogaphies of
> proffessors and sportspersons while content like this is allowed to
> stay on.
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