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Battlestar Wiki talk:Think Tank/Biography Standardization

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I would like to see some discussion of the problems with the current bios before agreeing to this move. Can anyone provide some examples? --Elach 01:41, 16 August 2006 (CDT)

My biggest qualm is vastly different feel from article to article. Look at Lorne Greene and Tricia Helfer for example. It'd be nice to have standardized sections and content. --Steelviper 07:48, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
Once the proposal passes, all the problems and solutions that people have can be discussed on the appropriate project/policy page. As SV pointed out, the aspect that troubled me in regards to the biographies we presently have is that there is no universal standard amongst them in terms of format and what content should be included (and even what sources we should use!). Thus this proposal. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate 09:50, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
Idea: Once we've got all the S's and C's worked out for these, we could coordinate their implementation through the Cast and Crew project, identifying pages that have (and have not) yet had those standards applied. --Steelviper 14:33, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
Great idea. It's something I had in mind anyway, it's just that you filled out the finer points. :-) -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate 15:04, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - Joe said it all. --FrankieG 17:40, 11 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - As well. To many differences. --Shane (T - C - E) 20:52, 11 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - Standardization == good. --Steelviper 09:29, 12 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - Standardization allows a contributor to know what data is expected to appear on a bio as well as defining its format. --Spencerian 10:15, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - I agree we need Standardization, though exactly what we'll change them to I guess we'll have to work out. --The Merovingian (C - E) 16:42, 16 August 2006 (CDT)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support per Steelviper --CalculatinAvatar(C-T) 21:51, 16 August 2006 (CDT)

I'm giving this vote until Friday, the 18th. If there are no objections at that point, then we'll make this happen. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate 22:23, 15 August 2006 (CDT)

Given the near unanimous support, I'm beginning the S&C discussion on this. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate 17:09, 19 August 2006 (CDT)