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ah, wikipedia

the proposal: put a "create an article!" link in the sidebar

the feedback: "Oppose, as this will result in more junk to delete."

nice

(full quote, for fairness, although it doesn't make it any better: "Oppose as this will result in more junk to delete and therefore an increase in admin/reviewer workload (a department which is already badly understaffed). Agreed that improvements should be made to help newbies get involved, but this is not it.")

@danielhglus Sounds fair to me. The difficulty in contributing to wikis is rarely in finding out how to create a new article, it's more likely in finding out about what and how to properly write, format and source it.

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