[Bioperl-l] wikipedia-ers

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sat Jan 20 18:51:00 EST 2007


On Jan 20, 2007, at 8:59 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:

> Mauricio Herrera Cuadra wrote:
>> Good job Sendu! I say you can remove the {{Unreferenced|date=January
>> 2007}} tag as long as most of the current content in the article has
>> proper citations. As for the {{Notability|date=January 2007}} tag, it
>> must remain there in order to encourage article growth. The same  
>> applies
>> for the {{compu-soft-stub}} and {{bioinformatics-stub}} tags at the
>> bottom of it.
>
> I agree on the stubs, but the notability tag remaining to encourage
> article growth? I don't think so: it has a specific meaning and no
> longer applies after my changes - BioPerl has been shown to be  
> 'notable'
> thanks to the references I supplied. Indeed, if the tag remains the
> whole article can be deleted, which hardly encourages growth!
>
> In any case, I left a message for the person who originally added the
> tags, so hopefully he'll remove them.

I think you have definitely filled both requirements.  We could add a  
link to the BioPerl publications page as well; hard to argue with  
close to 500 refs!

Regardless, the Wikipedia admin who added the tags doesn't seem to  
think either requirement is fulfilled yet (though it remains open):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Wickethewok#BioPerl

chris


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