Talk:Harry Lee Poe

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Poe's Law[edit]

I created this article because there has been a bit of a dispute about whether "Poe's Law" is worth mentioning on List of eponymous laws. (admins see [1]) There are actually two commonly used meanings[2], and one is about this Poe. There are also other definitions, like

"Poe's law," that a poem should not exceed one hundred lines, appears in his essay "The Philosophy of Composition"

John Vandenberg (chat) 11:46, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Note I am not suggesting that the dispute should be moved here, or that I support it being included or excluded on Wikipedia. I created this article because the person is reasonably notable, so it helps to have this biog here. John Vandenberg (chat) 11:49, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Confusion with Nathan Poe[edit]

According to the Wikipedia article for "Poe's Law", the phenomonon refers to a comment made by one Nathan Poe on a Christian website in 2005. If that is the case, it would seem to have no connection with Harry Lee Poe.

<ref name=Poe's Law / > {{subst:Unsigned|1=Beetfarm Louie|2=22:04, 15 March 2011 (UTC)}}