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Please note that per WP:V and WP:RS the company's home page does not qualify as a reliable source for citations. You need to cite independent, third-party sources for the facts included in the article, as well as to show notability for its subject. -- Kesh 04:55, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
- Please cite chapter and verse, not "its in the bible". --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 05:14, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
- If you insist on refusing to read the relevant policies yourself, I take no responsibility when the article gets deleted again. However, for the sake of good faith, I'll elaborate:
- The restriction in WP:RS is quite clear: Reliable sources are authors or publications regarded as trustworthy or authoritative in relation to the subject at hand. Reliable publications are those with an established structure for fact-checking and editorial oversight.
- Exactly, thank you, one for me. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 05:59, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
- If their website says they were incorporated in some year, say 1992, thats still a secondary source. The primary source is the actual incorporation papers, or a listing of the incorporation in that states online database of incorporations. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 06:03, 4 July 2007 (UTC)--Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 05:59, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
- primary source "Examples of primary sources include archeological artifacts; photographs; historical documents such as diaries, census results, video or transcripts of surveillance, public hearings, trials, or interviews; tabulated results of surveys or questionnaires; written or recorded notes of laboratory and field experiments or observations; and artistic and fictional works such as poems, scripts, screenplays, novels, motion pictures, videos, and television programs." Sorry, I see no mention of corporate websites. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 05:22, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
- WP:V#SELF "Self-published sources (online and paper): Anyone can create a website or pay to have a book published, then claim to be an expert in a certain field. For that reason, self-published books, personal websites, and blogs are largely not acceptable as sources." Sorry, I see no mention of corporate websites. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 06:03, 4 July 2007 (UTC)--Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 05:22, 4 July 2007 (UTC)
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