GetIn section for District to be Usable?
I wonder why we require GetIn section for a district article for being eligible to Usable status? Any objections to removing this requirement for districts? --DenisYurkin 20:09, 1 September 2010 (EDT)
- I consider "get in" to be the most basic information that any article must have to be "usable," in the literal sense of the word. If travelers do not know how to get to Khao San Road, then the article will not be of much use, regardless of how well the rest of the article is developed. The get in section is sometimes less important for the central-most district article, but even there it is very useful to provide some basic transport info. --Peter Talk 16:19, 2 September 2010 (EDT)
- I'm fine with requiring it for guide status, but why for usable--which says "An adventurous person could use this article" in the first place? From inside the city, it's very frequently "districtname is fairly easy to get to from anywhere in the city by taxi, bus, and metro"; from airport / out-of-city train stations / ports, having GetIn directions in the city article do the job for 90% cases.
- I try to apply the requirement to districts in Budapest, Barcelona, Moscow and St Petersburg (escpecially to the central ones most interesting to--and most frequenly used by travelers), and every time it looks very odd to me for usable district status. And for outer districts, there's always some kind of directions for a hotel / attraction--which again do the job much better for 90% of that other 10% of needs. --DenisYurkin 18:34, 2 September 2010 (EDT)
- Plunged forward: . --DenisYurkin 18:32, 28 January 2011 (EST)
- Wait, I still disagree for the reasons above. It's not hard to say, use Metro stop X, or Bus #Y to get into this district, and that really is fundamental information. --Peter Talk 18:58, 30 January 2011 (EST)
same status template for districts?
I didn't find it stated that explicitly--should templates like usablecity, guidecity, starcity be also used for district articles? --DenisYurkin 17:45, 2 September 2010 (EDT)