[Mageia-discuss] page of Mageia in wikipedia (in english) has been deleted

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Sun May 20 10:50:23 CEST 2012

> Johnny A. Solbu a écrit :
> A part of the problem is that "notable" is not well defined in Wikipedia.
> In the context of Linux or open source, it is obvious to anyone
> implicated in these areas that Mageia is notable.  But for
> computer-field ignorant, that doesn't mean anything.
> Most scientific articles that I have read in Wikipedia do not qualify as
> "notable" by the definition given in Wikipedia, so "notable" is not
> applied in a coherant manner.
> So what is really needed is correcting the definition of notable in
> Wikipedia, or at least correcting it's domain of application.
> Of course, we can always do some manipulation to make Mageia qualify,
> but that doesn't correct the considerable weakness in Wikipedia.

Well, by that rationale, the other linuxes in that linux list can be
deleted too...

at least we fork off a main distribution, not like all the *buntu based ones

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