Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-05-09/News and notes

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News and notes

By Ral315, 9 May, 2008

Candidate presentations open for Board election

Candidates can submit their names for the 2008 Board Elections during the period 8 May to 22 May. As of press time, no candidates had submitted names.


  • A new criterion for speedy deletion, "I10", was added. The criterion, entitled "Useless media files" allows the speedy deletion of "Files uploaded that are neither image, sound, nor video files (e.g. .doc, .pdf, or .xls files) which are not used in any article and have no foreseeable encyclopedic use."
  • The Lithuanian Wiktionary has reached 40,000 articles.
  • The Malayalam Wiktionary has reached 2,000 articles.

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