On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 at 18:33, Henry Wood <henry.wood.1...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is the subject being a Wikimedian relevant to whether or not material
> should be published?

In practice items about Wikimedians are /more/ likely to be deleted
than equivalent items about non-Wikimedians.

I know of cases (mostly now reversed, thankfully) where items about
the authors of academic papers - and so clearly meeting Wikidata's
notability criteria - were deleted *because* the author was also a

In one case, an item was deleted by the subject Wikimedian himself,
with no prior discussion. Despite this glaring conflict of interest,
it has never been restored.

Andy Mabbett

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