Request for verification
What in particular is needed for verification of this entry? --Ceyockey 18:15, 6 December 2009 (UTC)
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Does this really meet our CFI? If so, there are a million to follow. SemperBlotto 07:57, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
- We should RFD it then. Are you denying it exists? Mglovesfun (talk) 16:06, 7 December 2009 (UTC)
- move to RFD -- Prince Kassad 16:09, 7 December 2009 (UTC)
- At the top of this page it says "Requests for Verification is Wiktionary’s forum for verifying whether a definition meets our criteria for inclusion." - That is what I asked. SemperBlotto 09:50, 9 December 2009 (UTC)
RFV passed: clearly widespread use, plus two citations from peer-reviewed academic journals (one of which was already there when the term was listed here). I'll move it to RFD. —RuakhTALK 12:58, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
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- So what's the rationale here? Sum-of-parts? Polarpanda 15:33, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
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This never had a proper RFD, it seems. It should be treated like we treat numerals, where we don't have 987 either because it's obvious what it means if you know the individual digits 9, 8 and 7. It's the same here. Keeping this would open the door to millions of terms like Na⁺, Cl⁻, O²⁻, Os⁸⁺, and whatnot. -- Liliana • 15:08, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
- I seem to recall from "Attestation vs. the slippery slope" that opening the door to other terms is not a problem. (and this door has been open for quite some time) SemperBlotto (talk) 15:15, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
- Comment: others that we have include H₂, H₂O, D₂O, H₂O₂. Equinox ◑ 15:19, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
- Because of the way these things are constructed, I would question whether this is the kind of "language" we should include. (2+2=4 seems to be an attestable translingual utterance that conveys meaning.) Equinox ◑ 15:31, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
- It seems like SOP to me. Ca + 2 + +. —CodeCat 15:36, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
- How would someone look this up? Would they need to know Unicode? DCDuring TALK 00:09, 27 April 2012 (UTC)
- Deleted. Ca2+ also deleted. — Ungoliant (Falai) 05:23, 15 August 2012 (UTC)