[WikiEN-l] Defeat: Notability is Policy

Daniel R. Tobias dan at tobias.name
Sun Feb 3 00:32:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 22:24:24 -0700, Bryan Derksen 
<bryan.derksen at shaw.ca> wrote:

> I find it hard to believe that the subjects of most of those articles 
> were even remotely in the same ballpark of notability as a random 
> episode from the TV show Scrubs, which is watched by millions and has a 
> dedicated fan base. But articles about galaxies are Scholarly, so I 
> don't expect anyone's going to purge that particular pile of minutiae 
> any time soon. Better to go after the stuff that actually 
> _distinguishes_ us from the Traditional and Scholarly encyclopedias.

But they're *galaxies*... they've got millions of stars in them, and 
maybe a few intelligent civilizations that have created a whole bunch 
of their equivalent of TV episodes.  There may be plenty of reliable 
sources out there for all of this, it's just that they're all 
published in the other galaxy and we have no way of accessing them or 
even knowing they exist.

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