[WikiEN-l] Proposed {{prod}} for articles with no sources

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 12:17:39 UTC 2007

On 18/07/07, John Lee <johnleemk at gmail.com> wrote:

> > So I take out the claims, slap a prod tag on it, and let it be. To my
> > delight, this has been mostly successful - only two or three got
> > reverted with whiny edit summaries, and one of them got taken to AFD
> > and deleted anyway (on the grounds that we really, really aren't a sex
> > offenders registry). I strongly feel the encyclopedia was
> > substantially better for doing this, and isn't that the point?
> Absolutely. What I'm afraid of is that this process/PROD will end up being
> used on articles like [[Demographics of Latvia]] simply because there are
> far too many idiot gold farmers out there.

Mmm. I don't think we need a new formal process for this - but I do
think the existing expansion of PROD into "put up or shut up" is
occasionally necessary.

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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