[WikiEN-l] We need a pedia split

maru dubshinki marudubshinki at gmail.com
Sat May 6 17:16:47 UTC 2006

On 5/6/06, Kirill Lokshin <kirill.lokshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/6/06, maru dubshinki <marudubshinki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Not at all. We are currently in a position to judge well old stuff- I
> > can't remember the last time someone complained about "Ancient
> > Greek-cruft" or "Renaissance-cruft", so while we certainly are still
> > missing notable stuff from those areas, we don't seem to have a
> > problem keeping out the non-notable crap stuff from that area.
> I can't recall the names of the articles, but there was a series of
> 16th-century samurai bios up for deletion recently on the grounds that
> they were "non-notable retainers" ;-)
> Kirill Lokshin

Whoa. Just goes to show that making generalizations in a place as big
as Wikipedia is a perilous business.


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