[WikiEN-l] Defeat: Notability is Policy

charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com
Sun Feb 3 17:18:42 UTC 2008

Philip Sandifer wrote

> Despite a number of objections, consensus seems to be forming on WP:V  
> to include the line "If no reliable, third-party sources can be found  
> for an article topic, Wikipedia should not have an article on it." in  
> the policy. This line may be familiar in its more-cited form, "A topic  
> is presumed to be notable if it has received significant coverage in  
> reliable sources that are independent of the subject," from WP:N.

Despite the already-long thread, it may be worth pointing out the simple lack of logical equivalence here. 


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