Talk:Explosion in French college

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This is just copied off Reuters!

ok, just revert to past version Jacques Divol 13:50, 24 March 2006 (UTC)[reply]

The link to is dead.

Its been changed to here. Bawolff ☺☻ 19:50, 13 October 2006 (UTC)[reply]

Not really a valid source?[edit]

The article says, "this school is known for its museum of coloring agents (Musée des Colorants), which has about 2700 samples, mainly from the second part of the nineteenth century."
I supplied as a source the web page of the museum, which provides (in French) the above information and considerably more.
However, someone at removed it, commenting, "(not really a valid source)". Do we have opposing conceptions about how the term "source" should be defined? Does that person understand the French language, so as to form a competent judgment about whether it qualifies as a source? Should I be obliged to provide a translation of more of the page in question, so that all English-readers can judge? Is the idea that only on-line news services and on-line versions of print and broadcast media qualify as sources?
67-21-48-122 19:30, 24 March 2006 (UTC)[reply]

I think they met that non english sources cannot be used on Wikinews (english) because most of us are not able to read them. So as far as I know, we need to use english sources. Jason Safoutin 19:32, 24 March 2006 (UTC)[reply]
We can not really use non English sources as primary sources. However they are perfectly acceptable as secondary sources for a fact or if a translation (or a link to a translation) is provided on the talk page --Cspurrier 20:16, 24 March 2006 (UTC)[reply]