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

charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com
Wed Jul 18 16:11:34 UTC 2007

Bryan Derksen wrote

>IMO this is a bad idea. It's going to result in bad references being
inserted simply to stave off deletion, it's going to result in good
articles being deleted because nobody happened to be paying attention at
the particular moment they were marked for deletion or because a library
is required for sourcing, and it's going to result in people (such as
myself) avoiding using {{fact}} or {{unreferenced}} tags because it'd
draw unwanted consequences.

These are all excellent points. Particularly, the addition of somewhat irrelevant references, just for the sake of it, would be a quality crash, not a quality drive. 


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