[WikiEN-l] How friendly are we to Newbies? Update on the create an article as a newbie challenge

Carcharoth carcharothwp at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 31 11:31:53 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Carcharoth <carcharothwp at googlemail.com> wrote:


I created a "journal" article in the end. Not part of this experiment,
but my point below (which may have got lost), is valid, I think:

> To try and bring this post back on-topic, I suppose my point is that
> stub articles on obscure topics would probably fare even worse if a
> new editor submitted them. Is that a valid point? That obscure topics
> need experienced Wikipedians to start the articles going, as opposed
> to new editors trying to do the same?

Anyone agree that the high-hanging fruit are more likely to get new
editors bitten?


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