[WikiEN-l] List of banned books

Oskar Sigvardsson oskarsigvardsson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 15:33:16 UTC 2006

On 10/5/06, Jimmy Wales <jwales at wikia.com> wrote:
> In general, I find the {{fact}} tagging to be overdone in Wikipedia.  A
> better option is to nuke the unsourced material. Sometimes {{fact}} is
> warranted, I don't mean that it is always a bad idea.  But it is overdone.
> I very often see completely preposterous claims tagged with {{fact}},
> usually because an editor is being excessively cautious.  Be bold. :)
> --Jimbo

I agree, but in this case summarily removing all of the unsourced
statements will result in a revert, or a revert war. If you place
{{fact}} on all of the statements instead, it is much easier to delete
them a week from now.

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