Wikipedia writers and editors contribute a lot of brilliant prose, but occasionally some patent nonsense. This falls into two categories:

  1. Total nonsense, i.e., text or random characters that have no assignable meaning at all, such as a passage of lorem ipsum text.
  2. Content that, while apparently meaningful after a fashion, is so completely and irredeemably confused that no reasonable person can be expected to make any sense of it whatsoever. See word salad, derailment (thought disorder), or Wall of Text.

Not to be confused with... සංස්කරණය

The following are not patent nonsense, and should not be treated as such. Check the Deletion policy for information on how to handle these things.

Dealing with patent nonsense සංස්කරණය

There are various ways to deal with total nonsense—use your good judgment to decide which is most appropriate:

  • Replace it with brilliant prose.
  • Move it to the article's talk page.
  • Move it to the user's talk page.
  • Remove it from the article if there is anything left in the article after that.

However, if anybody objects because he believes that the content is not total nonsense, then it is best to discuss the issue with him and to try to reach a consensus. In particular, if someone says that he thinks he can rework the "nonsense" into something worthwhile, then please give him some time and space to do so.

If an article contains nothing but patent nonsense, use your good judgment to decide whether to:

"විකිපීඩියා:Patent_nonsense&oldid=92587" වෙතින් සම්ප්‍රවේශනය කෙරිණි