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This template isn't used anywhere. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 04:38, 14 June 2006 (UTC)


This template states, "The main article for this category is (pagename)." However, Wikisource categories rarely have 'main articles', and the template is only used on one page. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 04:57, 14 June 2006 (UTC)

Reference data

For details on the reference data phase-out plan, see "Plan on phasing out reference data" (Scriptorium, May 2006) and "Articles under Category:Deletion requests/Reference data" (Proposed deletions, June 2006).

Election data

These statistics are usually available elsewhere, and easily assembled in those cases where they're not.

// [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 20:55, 16 June 2006 (UTC)

Don Quixote nav templates

These templates are no longer needed as they have been replaced by the inter-connected {{header}} template.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 15:43, 17 June 2006 (UTC)

YES Recovery Document

This work does not appear to be significantly published (or peer reviewed), and a recent discussion on Wikipedia, here, decided to delete a related article, YES Recovery. If not deleted, it should definitely be given a good cleanup. Jude (talk,contribs,email) 12:47, 18 June 2006 (UTC)


I do not believe this is a source document reads mor llike a WP article and the listed surce makes littles sense. --BirgitteSB 01:25, 19 June 2006 (UTC)


I believe this should be converted to a category and deleted. --BirgitteSB 02:36, 20 June 2006 (UTC)

I've gone and converted it to a category, which can survive depending on an outcome of keep or delete. Personally, I don't see the need for a page like this, and think that it should be deleted. Jude (talk,contribs,email) 06:26, 20 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Delete. We've already deleted many pages just like it.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 13:41, 20 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Redirect to new category. Armedblowfish 22:52, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Deleted. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:24, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

Baha'i International Community

Should be a category or author?--BirgitteSB 02:59, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

  • Category, as it's not related to an individual person.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 11:36, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Deleted. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:28, 8 July 2006 (UTC)


  1. WikiProject/Librarian_Project/Members
  2. WikiProject:Librarian_Project/Assignments
  3. WikiProject:Librarian_Project/Description_One
  4. WikiProject:Librarian_Project/Members
  5. WikiProject:_Librarian/Main_Page

This project never took off and has no historical information worth preserving.--BirgitteSB 03:35, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

  • Delete; the goals and rules of the WikiProject mirror those of Wikisource itself. This would be the equivalent of 'WikiProject Encyclopedian' on Wikipedia. I don't think this is useful. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 06:10, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Delete. The creator left WS shortly after creating it, and it never got off the ground.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 11:27, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Deleted.Zhaladshar (Talk) 21:41, 6 July 2006 (UTC)

Advice to Girls

I really wish WP would be a bit more discerning in what they transwiki...This work has no source information, reads like it is not even from a source.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 18:33, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

It's more or less a repeat article, you have the same thing called Advice for Little Girls. However, Mark Twain has not been dead 100 years (he died April 21, 1910), so unless he left everything free licensed in his will, it's a copyvio, and therefore should be deleted. It can be restored in 4 years. Armedblowfish 19:23, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
Then delete for redundancy. The story was published in the 1800's, so it's definitely public domain (at least in America).—Zhaladshar (Talk) 19:32, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, I just read this Wikipedia guideline which states the 1923 exception. (Sorry, I don't know the Wikisource equivalent.) I vote redirect to Advice for Little Girls. Armedblowfish 19:35, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
Yes, I inadvertently transwikied to the wrong place, with a good excuse - I followed the existing red link here which is obviouly wrong (but will be fixed shortly). Crum375 19:59, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
I now understand there were simply duplicate entries, one working and one broken, and I followed the wrong one. Crum375 20:02, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Soft redirected. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:30, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

Temporal Key Integrity Protocol

This appears to be a purely encyclopedic article, which would take it outside of Wikisource's scope. Jude (talk) 12:01, 29 June 2006 (UTC)

Deleted. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:32, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

Meetings of the cumberland presbyterian general assembly

This appears to be just a list, with no source documented, that was transwikied here. Doesn't appear to meet out inclusion criteria. - illy 16:30, 5 July 2006 (UTC)

Speedily deleted, criteria G5 ("The content clearly lies outside the scope of Wikisource"). // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:34, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

World War I

Should be a category.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 13:08, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

Category:World War I is already category. This article should be deleted. --Nonenmac 18:05, 13 June 2006 (UTC)


Replaced by standard header template, now orphaned.--Shanel 01:36, 17 June 2006 (UTC)

Delete: There's no need for it, if the {{header}} template is in place. Jude (talk,contribs,email) 06:53, 20 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Deleted. Jude (talk) 00:22, 25 June 2006 (UTC)

Pages by Uwe Kils

The works listed at Author:Uwe Kils seem to be part of an interconnected series of theses about the Krill. However, they are very badly organised and not formatted at all after a copy&paste plaintext dump. They are missing the interconnecting links, many important pages, and nearly every diagram and image. I tried reorganising and formatting the pages, but it proved a daunting task. Doing so correctly would mean recreating every page properly, uploading the images, and creating the dependant subpages. Unless someone is up to the task, I think this copy is too poor to be useful to any reader. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 15:53, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

I'll do the work, if I can track down Uwe Kils and get him to reupload the images. Without those, I say delete the whole thing.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 00:57, 6 June 2006 (UTC)

Miscellaneous material/krill literature
This is a collection of citations of works related to Krill; I can't imagine it being relevant anywhere else, so it probably doesn't need to be moved anywhere. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 17:42, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

  • This is a bibliography of one of Uwe Kils' works. If we are going to keep his works (dependent on my being able to locate him and get him to upload his pictures), this would be a necessary bit. I suggest we delay deletion and make it contingent upon my being able to work on Kils' works.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 01:00, 6 June 2006 (UTC)
    Merged into the redundant discussion, in that case. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 22:48, 7 June 2006 (UTC)

Category:Uwe Kils
There shouldn't be categories for individual authors.--Politicaljunkie 21:09, 17 May 2006 (UTC)

Moved to Awaiting deletion, pending the deletion discussion on all the works contained ("Pages by Uwe Kils"). // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 16:09, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

Merged. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 20:39, 16 June 2006 (UTC)
Uwe Kils has yet to respond to my message. I propose we move ahead with the deletion process, as the pages are fairly worthless without pictures.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 18:19, 8 July 2006 (UTC)
Deleted. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 02:23, 22 July 2006 (UTC)

Hadeeth Encyclopedia

From the website, it says that the encyclopedia is copyright 2006. Permission is granted to distribute it with the slight caveat that material must be reproduced faithfully and without alteration or omission. Sounds like no derivative works, to me.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 15:06, 14 July 2006 (UTC)

Deleted. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 02:30, 22 July 2006 (UTC)


Votes and proposal discussions are traditionally carried out on the Scriptorium, so this page isn't used. If we do decide to keep it, votes and proposals should all be placed there. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 21:48, 16 July 2006 (UTC)

  • Delete --BirgitteSB 22:14, 19 July 2006 (UTC)
  • It doesn't look like the debate was very important, so I'd say delete, but maybe copy/pasting it for historical purposes to Wikisource talk:Protection policy would be worthwhile. --Spangineerwp (háblame) 21:06, 20 July 2006 (UTC)
  • Save It still may be valuable to some people, I don't see the benefits of deletion. Its a resource like all others. It complements the Wikipedia article on Hadith rather well. --Smartguy52 20:54, 21 July 2006 (EST)
    Are we talking about the same page intended to host votes on proposals relevant to Wikisource? // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 02:14, 22 July 2006 (UTC)

Category:Religious Texts

Redundant with Category:Religion (a subcat of Category:Works by subject). --Spangineerwp (háblame) 20:36, 19 July 2006 (UTC)


Redundant with Category:Song lyrics. --Spangineerwp (háblame) 14:36, 20 July 2006 (UTC)

  • Delete per nom. ~ Jeffq 19:09, 21 July 2006 (UTC)
  • Make into a soft redirect, so folks looking for songs will find the correct category. BD2412 T 04:10, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
  • Deleted. Categories should not be redirected. Most users will falsely assume from the bluelink that the category exists and is correct, and articles will not be recategorised automatically. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 06:05, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
    • At Commons I believe a bot runs to recategorize images in deprecated categories, but it's probably not that important here. --Spangineerwp (háblame) 12:21, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
  • In that case, please also delete Category:Songs, the contents of which I have cleared into the Song lyrics cat. Cheers! BD2412 T 15:10, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
    Deleted, Criteria for speedy deletion G4 (redundant). // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 15:22, 30 July 2006 (UTC)`

9/11 Commission Report/Navigation

Unneeded, unused navigational aid.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 18:39, 20 July 2006 (UTC)

Kay Coles James

Biography. The source is purely an internet source, and it looks like it was written for the sole purpose of putting on a webpage. This doesn't meet our criteria for inclusion.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 19:04, 29 July 2006 (UTC)

Rather strange. Delete. --Spangineerwp (háblame) 19:18, 29 July 2006 (UTC)
Speedy deleted per criteria for speedy deletion A2 ("...not significantly peer-reviewed or previously published in a significant edition or forum"). // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 15:41, 30 July 2006 (UTC)



This template displays numerous statistics and details in a single, confusing table. It lists the results of such variables as the date and time, names the numbered namespaces, tests obscure pseudotemplates, et cetera. It is unused, apparently transwikied from the Wikicommons. The only incoming link is from the user page of its creator. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 01:19, 3 June 2006 (UTC)

  • Delete.Zhaladshar (Talk) 14:41, 5 June 2006 (UTC)
  • This relates to language coordination efforts by User:Gangleri, who has done extraordinary Wikimedia work with technical language issues in certain languages. Though less urgently relevant to English (which is well-supported), I'm pretty sure he wants this template on *every* wiki, and for good reasons related to coordination. It does no harm and may do some good. Plus, seeing the English version can help the user "translate" it to other versions on other wikis. Keep. Dovi 18:37, 5 June 2006 (UTC)
    I encourage anyone who knows something about it to provide information on the talk page, so it isn't such a mystery to everyone else. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:50, 5 June 2006 (UTC)
  • I agree that the information is good, but why in the world is it a template? Wouldn't a help page be more appropriate given the information it contains?—Zhaladshar (Talk) 00:56, 6 June 2006 (UTC)
  • I realy appreciate that the proposer considers the deletion of the template as an important action before his "access to the Internet will be intermittent until August 2006." I also would appreciate his efforts in compiling an easy understandable help for all "magic variables" in a way that it would be possible to copy and paste it between projects using different scripts, different writing directions or eaven different wikies and keeps it all up to date. As far as I know at this moment in time neither a special page exists which shows some of the wikies configuration nor a documentation about all the "magic words" neither what they are "supposed to do" nor what they "realy do" and what bugs have been reorted or solved already. The page is located in the template namespace because its unique properties not available in other namespaces. "wikivar" exists in many versions at dozens of wikies both at the WMF and outside and people who know how to use it can find information with one click q:sl:template:wikivar#SITENAME, it is used at bugzilla: in some dozens of bug reports and helped identify several problems in some WMF problems easyly. en.wikisource would not be the first English project deleting it which would not cause much harm to me. The only issue is that many people from other languages are searching help or references at projects in English. Just cut them this opportunity. Regards Gangleri · Th · T 06:37, 7 June 2006 (UTC)
    What exactly can a template give this page that another namespace can't?—Zhaladshar (Talk) 13:42, 7 June 2006 (UTC)
    My access to the Internet is indeed intermittant at the moment, but that doesn't prevent me from doing what I want to do when I'm online; it just means I might not respond to comments very quickly. I suggest you write a description of the template and its purpose; you can then copy and paste that to other websites, and thus prevent any future confusion. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 22:44, 7 June 2006 (UTC)
    I agree with Pathoschild. If you would put such a description on the talk page of the template at each wiki, it would anticipate a lot of common questions and prevent confusion. Most people look at this and have no idea what it is for. Dovi 03:10, 9 June 2006 (UTC)


This is redundant with {{PD-1923}}. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 04:35, 14 June 2006 (UTC)

  • Delete--BirgitteSB 15:23, 16 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Keep until January 1, 2008. This is specifically for Gandhi's works which are still copyrighted in India and won't pass out of copyright until 2008. It's not technically redundant because it does contain more information than {{PD-1923}} does.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 15:40, 17 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Keep per Zhaladshar--Jusjih 01:16, 20 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Question Shouldn't everything with this template on it be deleted until 2008 to respect Indian copyright? Armedblowfish 23:01, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
    As the text was also published before 1923 in America, where Wikisource is hosted, Indian copyright isn't and won't be an issue, unless, of course, Wikisource was hosted in India. Jude (talk) 00:20, 25 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Keep has additional info beyond 1923 copyright--banjee 01:36, 25 June 2006 (UTC)
  • I agree, it has additional information that extends the 1923 copyright template. I think it would be best, though, if it were changed to look more like the public domain templates, and perhaps renamed to {{PD-1923-CWMG}}? Jude (talk) 02:04, 25 June 2006 (UTC)

Kept. // [admin] Pathoschild (talk/map) 18:40, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

I Am a Cat, chapter I - I Am a Cat, chapter VII

It may be more appropriate to mark as non-english to be moved, but it just shows up as non-printable characters to me, so I can't tell. - illy 13:56, 18 July 2006

It's Japanese. I'll mark it as such and it can be transwiki'd.—Zhaladshar (Talk) 14:12, 18 July 2006 (UTC)
Thanks. I knew someone would be able to figure that out. :-) - illy 15:04, 18 July 2006 (UTC)