[WikiEN-l] Zero information is preferred to misleading or false information

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Thu May 25 21:03:14 UTC 2006

On 5/16/06, Jimmy Wales <jwales at wikia.com> wrote:
> I can NOT emphasize this enough.
> There seems to be a terrible bias among some editors that some sort of
> random speculative "I heard it somewhere" pseudo information is to be
> tagged with a "needs a cite" tag.  Wrong.  It should be removed,
> aggressively, unless it can be sourced.  This is true of all
> information, but it is particularly true of negative information about
> living persons.
> I think a fair number of people need to be kicked out of the project
> just for being lousy writers.  (This is not a policy statement, just a
> statement of attitude and frustration.)

Heh. What is the source of your ever-increasing frustration?

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