[WikiEN-l] Editing a featured article

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Sat May 27 01:44:14 UTC 2006

On 5/26/06, habj <sweetadelaide at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is from a talk page of a featured article:
> " Beyond which, this is an FA, and FA's really should be treated as more
> finalized and finished than general articles, as they have passed through
> a
> form of peer review and have a community endorsement in their present
> forms."
> Is this view supported anywhere? Should I be more careful when editing a
> FA,
> since it should be supposed that the article is good as it is and does not
> need a change?

Yes, this is the general view. In particular, don't add unsourced statements
to a fully sourced article, don't add spelling mistakes to a proofread
article etc. I would like us to formalise this.


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