[Wikimedia-l] crazy deletionists!

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 11:31:31 UTC 2012

Or a template at the top.

'This article relies on newspaper sources...please contribute better
sources or tag with notability if  you cant find any better sources.'

P.s. This offtopic thread should be on Wikipedia lists as its not about the
movement in general.

On Jul 4, 2012 6:13 PM, "Svip" <svippy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> something.
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