[WikiEN-l] Defeat: Notability is Policy

Carl Beckhorn cbeckhorn at fastmail.fm
Sat Feb 2 00:27:32 UTC 2008

On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 12:20:27AM +0000, Thomas Dalton wrote:
> We now do require people source things, we just aren't very good 
> at enforcing it (I believe it was Jimbo that said people shouldn't 
> be tagging dubious statements with {{fact}}, they should just be 
> removing them completely).

We only require sources for quotes and facts that are challenged or 
"likely to be challenged", a compromise that I think is reasonable 
enough. Jimbo is right that dubious claims should be removed to the 
talk page - but only because they are dubious, not be because they 
are unsourced. 

 - Carl 

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