Talk:Galo Canote

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Former good article nominee Galo Canote was a Art and architecture good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
August 24, 2008 Good article nominee Not listed
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GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Galo "MAKE" Canote/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

I'll review this article. Robert Skyhawk (Talk) 16:53, 24 August 2008 (UTC)
GA review – see WP:WIAGA for criteria


I have reviewed this article, and do not believe it meets the criteria. I also believe the edits necessary to achieve GA status are too numerous to warrant putting the nomination on hold.

  1. Is it reasonably well written?
    A. Prose quality:
    There are numerous grammatical errors, and slang is used occasionally in the article.
    B. MoS compliance:
    There is no lead section, and there is a trivia section, which is discouraged by the manual of style.
  2. Is it factually accurate and verifiable?
    A. References to sources:
    There are references to some sources, but I am not sure if there are enough. Also, there is a reference to a Wikipedia article, which does not count as a 3rd-party source.
    B. Citation of reliable sources where necessary:
    There are some citations in the article, but there are also unsourced statements in the article which should be cited. I will add {{fact}} templates to indicate which statements I believe should be cited.
    C. No original research:
    Because of the aforementioned lack of citations, I cannot be sure whether there is original research in this article.
  3. Is it broad in its coverage?
    A. Major aspects:
    B. Focused:
  4. Is it neutral?
    Fair representation without bias:
    The article seems to have a small bias toward its subject; it seems to glorify the artist in question.
  5. Is it stable?
    No edit wars, etc:
  6. Does it contain images to illustrate the topic?
    A. Images are copyright tagged, and non-free images have fair use rationales:
    B. Images are provided where possible and appropriate, with suitable captions:
    These criteria are null because there are no images in the article.
  7. Overall:
    Pass or Fail:
    Due to the above mentioned problems, I am failing this article for GA status. If these issues are resolved, please feel free to nominate the article again. Robert Skyhawk (Talk) 17:24, 24 August 2008 (UTC)