[WikiEN-l] Defeat: Notability is Policy

Michel Vuijlsteke wikipedia at zog.org
Sat Feb 2 00:25:35 UTC 2008

On Feb 2, 2008 12:39 AM, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com> wrote:

> we just simply can't include every
> possible topic under the sun and still produce an accurate and reliable
> encyclopedia. Space is not the issue, quality is. The breadth has to stop
> somewhere, so we can get to depth.

I do not buy this argument.

It's quite clear that deleting articles about, say, individual Will and
Grace episodes or minor Battlestar Galactica characters will not make those
articles' editors go "oh well, you're right, guess Ill go and improve the
New South Wales Railway Crossings articles". You're just turning those
editors away.


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