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  • 2.9% List-Class
  • 58.3% Stub-Class
  • 29.5% Start-Class
  • 6.4% C-Class
  • 2% B-Class
  • 0.4% GA-Class
  • 0% A-Class
  • 0.1% FA-Class
  • 0.3% remaining

Welcome to the assessment department of the France WikiProject! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's France related articles. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject France}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:France articles by quality and Category:France articles by importance, which serves as the foundation for an automatically generated worklist.

Frequently asked questions edit

How can I get my article rated?
Please list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles?
Any member of the France WikiProject is free to add or change the rating of an article.
Why didn't the reviewer leave any comments?
Unfortunately, due to the volume of articles that need to be assessed, we are unable to leave detailed comments in most cases. If you have particular questions, you might ask the person who assessed the article; they will usually be happy to provide you with their reasoning.
What if I don't agree with a rating?
You can list it in the section for assessment requests below, and someone will take a look at it. Alternately, you can ask any member of the project to rate the article again.
Aren't the ratings subjective?
Yes, they are, but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department.

Instructions edit

Quality assessments edit

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{WikiProject France}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject France|class=???}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Content assessment for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class France articles)   FA
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class France articles)   A
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class France articles)   GA
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class France articles) B
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class France articles) C
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class France articles) Start
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class France articles) Stub
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class France articles)   FL
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class France articles) List

For non-standard grades and non-mainspace content, the following values may be used for the class parameter:

Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class France articles) Category
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class France articles) Disambig
Draft (for drafts; adds pages to Category:Draft-Class France articles) Draft
FM (for featured media only; adds pages to Category:FM-Class France articles)   FM
File (for files and timed text; adds pages to Category:File-Class France articles) File
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class France articles) Portal
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class France articles) Project
Redirect (for redirect pages; adds pages to Category:Redirect-Class France articles) Redirect
Template (for templates and modules; adds pages to Category:Template-Class France articles) Template
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class France articles) NA
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed France articles) ???

After assessing an article's quality, any comments on the assessment can be added to the article's talk page.

Quality scale edit

Importance assessment edit

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject France}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject France| ... | importance=??? | ...}}

The following values may be used for importance assessments:

Importance scale edit

Label Criteria Examples
Top Core topics about France. Generally, these topics are sub-articles of the main France article, vital for the understanding of France or extremely notable to people outside of France. This category should stay limited to approximately 100 members. Biographies should be limited to the top one or two French people in a particular field or persons of the greatest historical importance Napoleon Bonaparte, Eiffel Tower
High Topics that are very notable within France, and well-known outside of it, and can be reasonably expected to be included in any print encyclopedia. This includes cities with a population of more than 100,000 Causes of the French Revolution, Marie Curie, Cannes
Mid Topics that are reasonably notable on a national level within France without necessarily being famous or very notable internationally, including smaller towns Battle of Borodino, Around the World in Eighty Days
Low Topics of mostly local interest or those that are only included for complete coverage or as examples of a higher-level topic; peripheral or trivial topics or topics that have only a limited connection to France 1974 French Grand Prix, 50 Reasons to Hate the French

Requesting an assessment edit

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below.

  1. Murder of Samuel Paty
  2. 10 August (French Revolution)
  3. Insurrection of 31 May – 2 June 1793
  4. Revolt of 1 Prairial Year III
  5. Insurrection of 12 Germinal, Year III
  6. Escors
  7. Delle Now an important town as the Railway route from Paris to Berne passes through it.
  8. Treaty of Loudun
  9. Edict of Fontainebleau (1540)
  10. Treaty of Monçon
  11. Françoise de Graffigny
  12. Clipperton Island
  13. Viguerie (new stub article translated from FR:WP)
  14. Aunis (translated from FR:WP)
  15. Old Rouen tramway (translated from FR:WP) - was a Requested Article (now not because it exists)
  16. Nicolay_(family)
  17. Berck, note left on Discussion page on 7 September: The article has been considerably lengthened, incorporating more from the French Wikipédia and the wealth of information from local enthusiasts concerning the town's history and artistic connections.
  18. Guillaume Depardieu
  19. La Coupole - expanded and rewritten with a much wider selection of original images added to the article. Prioryman (talk) 17:52, 19 June 2011 (UTC) how much was it worthReply[reply]
  20. Chris Marker - expanded and rewritten. -- (talk) 19:09, 14 October 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  21. Abbaye de Créteil - As yet unassessed. --Pierre et Condat (talk) 05:30, 25 October 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  22. Georges Méliès - Expanded and rewritten. Also requesting an importance assessment.-- (talk) 04:11, 16 December 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  23. Compte rendu - was expanded from being a stub quite some time ago. Cyril Washbrook (talk) 02:42, 13 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  24. No Limit (TV Series) - new article Happy Evil Dude (talk) 11:30, 10 November 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  25. Dominique Varry - translated from French Wikipedia
  26. Philippe Noiret - Currently stub class, surely at least start class by now. Revolution1221 (talk · email · contributions) 23:48, 16 April 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  27. Agnos - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 04:25, 5 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  28. Ahetze - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 04:30, 5 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  29. Agonges - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 04:35, 5 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  30. Adamswiller - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 04:46, 5 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  31. Paul Andréota - French author and screenwriter (1917-2007). Please assess. Article listed as Stub class in WikiProject France. Rough translation from FR:WP. Thank you ahead of time. --Buspirtraz (talk) 11:36, 5 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  32. Aincille - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 06:51, 9 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  33. Ainharp - French commune, translated/expanded from FR:WP by Samrong01 (Talk), currently Stub class. --Buspirtraz (talk) 06:57, 9 August 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  34. Tamils in France
  35. Cécile Corbel - currently Stub class --Random86 (talk) 09:04, 3 October 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  36. Issoudun - currently Stub class SamWilson989 (talk) 11:20, 4 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  37. Melchior de Polignac, currently without assessment and without importance. Much improved, not a stub. Suggest "low" importance.Vicedomino (talk) 02:18, 16 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  38. Ecole normale supérieure, much modified in late 2014 and added to with material from the French article, well-structured, well-referenced, now definitely worth more than Start class Dmontin (talk) 18:56, 3 December 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  39. Herrlisheim - currently Stub class. Added material translated from fr:Herrlisheim article, expanded History and World War 2 sections with references, added de novo "Heraldry" section and added several new images. NotaBene 06:11, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
  40. Pope Innocent V (Pierre de Tarantaise]] extensive additions in content, refs, bibliography Needs reassessment Vicedomino (talk) 13:00, 29 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  41. Renée Vivien Prize (new article currently unassessed) Trauenbaum (talk) 21:21, 21 April 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  42. Le Havre tramway Article has been substantially updated and expanded, mainly by translating from the equivalent French language article. Adamw1993 (talk) 22:21, 16 June 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  43. Montbronn - French commune, currently Stub class, should probably be updated to Start class. --ThePierrasse (talk) 18:48, 15 July 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  44. Roman Catholic Diocese of Autun. Substantial improvements in all sections. Should be a C or a B --Vicedomino (talk) 11:31, 28 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  45. Ancient Diocese of Die Fully annotated; history section filled out. Bibliography added. Looking for a B. --Vicedomino (talk) 05:47, 1 December 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  46. Nicolas_Hulot, fixed a lot of issues with citations, included some things that aren't currently in the French version of the article like actions he has taken while Ecology minister, also added some work with sections which included chronicling early life and work. Feel like this should be moved to start class, C is a stretch. WolvesS (talk) 09:50, 22 July 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  47. Protests against Emmanuel Macron hopefully going to create one for Hollande soon, hoping this can be considered a start class article.WolvesS (talk) 12:08, 22 July 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  48. Augustin-Jean Fresnel: Since early December 2017, this article has been completely rewritten and restructured, massively expanded, and exhaustively checked against a long list of sources. Importance: The topic would certainly be "expected to be included in any print encyclopedia" (several of which are cited), and I submit that the Fresnel lens (especially in lighthouses) and Fresnel's reconstruction of physical optics are "well-known outside of" France. As to whether the topic is "very notable within France", I know of no Frenchman, other than Louis Pasteur, who might have saved more lives. — Gavin R Putland (talk) 10:05, 20 January 2018 (UTC).Reply[reply]
  49. Glückel of Hameln - I am looking to have start class reassessed following a significicant expansion and improvement upon the article, particularly regarding citations. Trematetremate (talk) 02:55, 6 June 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  50. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. The article currently has no rating. Requesting one. Freeknowledgecreator (talk) 09:51, 24 August 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  51. Comorians in France
  52. Faaaha
  53. Kaala-Gomen
  54. Gaëtan Dussausaye - article has been created on english wikipedia based off the french wikipedia article, imo this is a start article
  55. Madame de Brinvilliers - expanded heavily on the marquise-- wrote about her early life, trial, execution etc Nestorthemidwaycat (talk) 04:55, 29 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  56. Edict of Amboise - rewrote entire article, would like an upgrade from start rating Sovietblobfish (talk) 12:12, 14 April 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  57. Edict of Saint-Germain rewrote entire article, would like an upgrade from start rating Sovietblobfish (talk) 12:12, 14 April 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  58. Michelade rewrote entire article, would like an upgrade from stub rating Sovietblobfish (talk) 12:12, 14 April 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  59. Paul Colin - Expanded multiple content about Paul colin, requesting a reassessment (IIVYLII) (talk) 14:34, 24 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  60. Les Espaces d'Abraxas - Expanded the content by an extra 2000 words. Lead still needs some work, also trying to find photos I can use, as photos of the building are not in the Creative Commons due to French law. Greenroof1234 (talk) 10:44, 26 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  61. Mont Buet - Wrote a full entry on Mont Buet, focusing on the history of the first ascents and scientific expeditions. There are a few mistakes on the French page which need to be corrected (such as the date of the first ascent, the altitude etc.). Hist Facts (talk) 13:13, 20 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    Upgraded to B class. Great work! Regards, Comte0 (talk) 10:14, 23 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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