Request on 04:43:33, 4 September 2023 for assistance on AfC submission by Dogsbrunch edit

Howdy! I'm willing to continue working on this article as it will become the authoritative source on this previously under-reported military program. Let's go item by item to get this rolling! First, and perhaps most importantly, I believe this subject to be notable. Can you please explain your reasoning against this, and let me know what I can do to ensure that it meets the notability guidelines? Thanks!

Dogsbrunch (talk) 04:43, 4 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Dogsbrunch: I didn't think the article would necessarily be kept at a deletion discussion. The Dyson references aren't necessarily bad but he's the author of note on three of the four references, and it's not clear if he's the only person who has ever discussed the project at length. The fourth reference was only a couple sentences long and did not seem like significant coverage to me, though it can definitely be used as a reference in the article, just not to establish notability. Notability here works based on whether secondary sources have discussed the topic in a way that we don't have to do any original research, so the way to improve this would be to find additional independent, secondary references which discuss the topic at length - you probably only need one or two more. SportingFlyer T·C 17:49, 4 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Excellent, thanks for your guidance. It's hard to find ANY references to this project, and certainly not in one place. I'll seek additional sources and re-submit. Thanks again! Dogsbrunch (talk) 00:43, 7 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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