[Wikimedia-l] crazy deletionists!

Svip svippy at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 11:13:40 UTC 2012

On 4 July 2012 01:38, Marc A. Pelletier <marc at uberbox.org> wrote:

> Well, if I were suddenly named dictator of Wikipedia, I'd probably suggest
> that a "recent event" namespace be created, where popular media were
> acceptable sources, and make them verbotten in mainspace.  Mainspace
> articles might have a hatnote with a link to the other namespace along the
> lines of "for recent, less authoritative coverage".

You could avoid the whole namespace issue by simply highlighting
articles or parts of article that are based on popular media.  Like
non-canon stuff on fiction wikis.  Highlight its background in blue or

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