Talk:Software Freedom Day

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2012 March update[edit]

Cleaned the discussion page and removed the "what happened" and "why this date" sections as I believe both are answered in the main article. Now what to do with the comment on the top of the page and the Wikipedia notability? There are hundreds of press reports worldwide about specific events but none related to SFD/SFI itself as SFI is just the 'global organizer'. Should we just pasted and reference some of the media coverage which can be found @ http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/en/sfd/press-coverage ? Thanks.

I removed the tag, as the person adding it gave no reason to why he was adding it and clearly did no research on the matter (a drive-by tagging). The above link has a few, but google has a bunch more, particular significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject. This other article, beyond being a independent source, also show the notability of the subject. Even doing a 1 sec googeling, country specific for Sweden, and I get local computer news paper (old wood style paper) with a article which main topic is Software Freedom Day. We had sun in 2008 sponsorship it, which of course was mentioned in the press. I do not know what more would be needed to prove that it passed the General notability guideline. Belorn (talk) 20:04, 16 May 2012 (UTC)
Thank you! (same user as above - maybe one day I'll register :) ) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 119.121.75.112 (talk) 11:44, 1 June 2012 (UTC)

You're not supposed to "clean[] the discussion page" by simply deleting stuff! If anything it should've been archived. See WP:ARCHIVENOTDELETE. I haven't editied WP in years but I felt the need to say something. Fitfatfighter (talk) 00:12, 12 September 2013 (UTC)