Talk:Notability

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  • Expand : *Describe what confers notability
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Is the concept of notability required because of limitations to server capacity?[edit]

At present, Wikipedia's servers (presumably) do not have the capacity to function as a repository of all past and present human knowledge. As such, the concept of "notability" is required in order to prioritize the use of Wikipedia's storage capacity. The potential exists, however, for Wikipedia to morph, one day, into just such a repository of all information. At that time, would "notability" be needed?

Re. "Is the concept of notability required because of limitations to server capacity?" — No. --Francis Schonken (talk) 14:09, 24 November 2014 (UTC)