Template talk:Missing information

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Categorization[edit]

IMHO this template should categorize an article under "NPOV disputes," not "accuracy disputes." I would think that if there is an actual dispute as to whether information should be included or excluded, most likely the dispute relates to a concern regarding POV. If uncontroversial information were missing from an article, one would use a cleanup-type template or an expansion-request template instead of this template. 69.140.157.138 09:45, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

I tend to disagree. Not every case of missing information is a neutrality dispute. Some articles just aren't done! If the person who places the template thinks its a neutrality issue, they will probably use the {{NPOV}} template. --⟳ausa کui × 19:26, 15 May 2008 (UTC)
It shouldn't categorize under either NPOV nor Accuracy disputes. Neither is accurate, if anything it should be something like Category:Articles with missing information or Category:Articles needing specific expansion. -- œ 07:08, 18 February 2011 (UTC)
As per the previous comment, the categorisation is just plainly wrong. Missing information doesn't mean that there is an accuracy dispute, it means there is missing information. Hence to avoid creating a new specific cat for it, I think Category:Articles to be expanded is the most obvious choice. The-Pope (talk) 15:54, 14 October 2012 (UTC)
I would agree that Category:Articles to be expanded is a good choice. Thanks to the pope!. Debresser (talk) 18:17, 14 October 2012 (UTC)

Need parameter for ref to use[edit]

A longstanding issue with wp:EL's avoid list is the instruction to avoid links to sites containing nothing beyond "what the article would contain if it became a featured article". The intent there is that such links should be converted to references and used to develop the article text, rather than buried in the EL section. It would seem that including such a link as an explicit parameter to this template would further that end. Views? LeadSongDog come howl! 17:53, 12 August 2013 (UTC)