[clug] Wikipedia and Deletionism

Karun Dambiec kdambiec at fsfe.org
Wed Mar 24 22:01:23 MDT 2010

On 25/03/10 2:57 PM, Ivan Miljenovic wrote:
> On 25 March 2010 14:50, Karun Dambiec<kdambiec at fsfe.org>  wrote:
>> Looks like the Maui Cluster Scheduler has just been proposed for deletion
>> again.
> Looks like the same "let's complain by being obnoxious in the other
> direction" again by deleting it because it doesn't run on Windows.
>> It seems they have been going overboard recently, and Im finding that
>> wikipedia is becoming more less useful, and the english version is
>> developing a US bias.
>> The other languages are not, due to them not being the main language of the
>> US.
> Can't recall the reference atm, but late last year (I think) there was
> the case of some German people preferring the English version because
> the German editors had stricter policies on some matters (and were
> under legal pressure from the German government).
This is the reason that was given to delete the Australian National 
University page recently:

Non notable university. Ive never heard of this university back home in 
the US.

It looks like you can just propose something for deletion as you havent 
heard of it, or dont like it.

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