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Revision as of 23:42, 5 February 2005 by JanSlupski (Talk | contribs)

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i searched under google the following: 'difference between danish and norwegian' and you wouldn't believe the pile of useless junk it came up with, but before i gave up your website came up with the simple, concise answer i needed. thanks again.

redirect to Northern Europe

I vote to make this page #REDIRECT Northern Europe --JanSlupski 18:00, 5 Feb 2005 (EST)

No. I disagree. Scandinavia, Nordic countries, Nordic Europe, and Northern Europe are different regions. Although they overlap, they are not entirely the same. Only redirect IDENTICAL articles. Scandinavia is quite clearly defined and if you are redirecting this to Northern Europe you then cannot redirect Nordic countries or Nordic Europe to the same place. Certainly Nordic Europe could redirect to Nordic countries, but not the other way as Greenland is not in Europe. Having multiple overlaping regions helps the traveler define what places are of interest. -- Huttite 18:18, 5 Feb 2005 (EST)
You have larger experience that I, but I found having four different articles on five countries very confusing. In my opinion it's better to have one good article witch cover all variations, subjects (and terminology) in one place, than spread among places.
Moreover, if you look at histories of these four articles, you can see that all of them shared same text content (in a bit different forms). This is confusing, chaotic and redundant (should traveller print all four articles?). -- JanSlupski

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