[WikiEN-l] Defeat: Notability is Policy

Charlotte Webb charlottethewebb at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 18:58:31 UTC 2008

On 2/3/08, Todd Allen <toddmallen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it really your intent to claim that every deleted page is
> sourceable to begin with?

No, but thank you so much for asking. I would hate for that
misconception to circulate. You might notice that I said "redeemable
page", not "any given page".

> If so, why don't those who fight so ardently to save them give them the
> best bulletproofing you can give--CITE LOTS OF SOURCES?

Bullet resistant, yes. Bulletproof, no. Knife-proof, well... it depends.

> I've had exactly zero of the articles I've created sent to AfD, because I
> do not write articles without appropriate sourcing -up front-.

Good work, but hopefully I don't have to tell you what happens when
you call too much attention to your winning streak.

> No one's going to challenge an article that cites a lot of
> sources, not even if it's a stub.

Make it idiot-proof and somebody will build a better idiot.


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