Talk:red link

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Rfv-sense: verb. Unlike the noun, this doesn't really seem to be in use. -- Liliana 03:29, 28 September 2011 (UTC)

  • I know I have seen it used, but I doubt it will be possible to provide CFI-worthy citations. bd2412 T 04:10, 28 September 2011 (UTC)
    Heck, *I've* used it, but only in the past-tense hyphenated form red-linked -- "[term] is red-linked," etc. But, as you say, this is not exactly CFI-worthy.  :) -- Eiríkr Útlendi - Tala við mig 06:53, 28 September 2011 (UTC)
    Would we be able to find CFI-worthy citations for the noun as well? Assuming that the numerous wikis are sufficient to attest widespread use, the verb red(-)link can be found there, for example : w:Wikipedia:Red_link ("use the “what links here” function to determine how many times the subject has been red-linked"), illogicopedia.org ("Articles That Can't Seem To Stop Red-Linking Celebrities"), Petrucci Music Library ("please refrain from red-linking it"), Wikipedia_talk:Red_link ("You should red link the names for which you want people to write articles"), etc.
    BTW, I've added an {{Internet}} context. Perhaps {{Wiktionary and WMF jargon}} would be more appropriate? — Xavier, 23:53, 28 September 2011 (UTC)
bluelink and blue link may also be worth querying. Equinox 23:55, 28 September 2011 (UTC)
Deleted. - -sche (discuss) 06:57, 11 March 2012 (UTC)