[WikiEN-l] listcruft

John Lee johnleemk at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 16:23:09 UTC 2007

On 7/14/07, Guy Chapman aka JzG <guy.chapman at spamcop.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Jul 2007 23:39:37 -0700, Ray Saintonge
> <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> >Why do you want to delete them?  They are clearly an important part of
> >Wikipedia?
> FSVO important.  Important, then, in the way that the Trivia section
> of articles is an important part of Wikipedia.  That is, important to
> the people who edit them.  And maybe nobody else at all...

I think these lists have value. I can see why they would be important to a
number of people. But they are not congruent with our principles as an
encyclopaedia and tertiary source which does not conduct its own original
research or interpretation of sources.


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