Talk:metropolitan area network

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metropolitan area network

As it is, the definition suggests this is just metropolitan area + network. -- Liliana 21:10, 8 October 2011 (UTC)

We also have this proper-cased as Metropolitan Area Network. Note that there is a set of these: MAN, LAN, WAN, WLAN, VLAN... And very high frequency might be comparable as a "fixed term" that nonetheless looks SOPpy. Equinox 22:35, 8 October 2011 (UTC)
My initial reaction is how come metropolitan area is an idiom, surely we can write a definition for metropolitan to cover it. Do we also want rural area and urban area? Mglovesfun (talk) 17:53, 10 October 2011 (UTC)
Deleted. No supporting votes or comments. — Ungoliant (Falai) 19:40, 12 August 2012 (UTC)


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metropolitan area network

This should be undeleted IMO. Nine OneLook references (lemmings) have it. It has an acronym MAN. It fits into a naming scheme/family (LAN, WAN, MAN). DCDuring TALK 15:47, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Why does having an acronym mean that it ought to have an entry? We don't have United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization just because we have UNESCO. The term is SoP and should stay deleted Furius (talk) 00:17, 8 December 2012 (UTC)
We would have such an entry if the names of individual entities were not looked upon skeptically.(Formerly they were prohibited.) Please apply the force of your arguments to the other rationales as well. DCDuring TALK 00:40, 8 December 2012 (UTC)
  • The naming scheme extends to campus area network, personal area network, storage area network. DCDuring TALK 13:10, 8 December 2012 (UTC)
  • Keep. Furthermore, the manner of closure of the previous RFD on "metropolitan area network" is wrong; see Talk:metropolitan area network. It says: "Deleted. No supporting votes or comments.". But actually, it is the action of deletion that needs supporting comments showing concensus for deletion. --Dan Polansky (talk) 15:54, 8 December 2012 (UTC) Later: On a second thought and reading, there are comments that seem to support deletion, so the closing was probably all right. --Dan Polansky (talk) 16:00, 8 December 2012 (UTC)
Do we need area network? Mglovesfun (talk) 10:08, 11 December 2012 (UTC)
I don't think there's any such thing. (I'd hyphenate these terms too, e.g. local-area network.) Equinox 11:28, 11 December 2012 (UTC)
It's not as common as local area network and wide area network but it's also defined in OneLook dictionary, abbreviate as MAN. Keep. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 01:32, 14 December 2012 (UTC)

Deleted by Ungoliant MMDCCLXIV. — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 11:57, 12 May 2013 (UTC)

That’s from a previous RFD. This one is for undeleting it. — Ungoliant (Falai) 15:02, 29 May 2013 (UTC)

Striking as no consensus to undelete. bd2412 T 20:25, 14 November 2013 (UTC)