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Much to-do about nothing

Does the wiki software make it easy to provide a list of non-existent pages? If so, it might be a good idea to do that. (Do you already do that? I don't know.) Then someone coming along to the site for the first time and looking for a way to contribute could just pick up one of those pages, and create it.

For example, I'm currently working on the C tutorial. At the time of writing this, there is no strcspn page (all right, I didn't check, but I bet there isn't). So if I link to strcspn, there'll be a 'page doesn't exist' wossname, which is fine for the time being. But if there were an easily-accessible list of all such unanchored refs, people could dip into it at their leisure and see if there were anything they felt able to create a page for. It might help to make this place a bit more lively. --Rjh (talk) 20:36, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

(I lost my bet. There is a strcspn page. But I hope you get my meaning anyway.) --Rjh (talk) 20:37, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

You were very unlucky: the string functions are pretty much the *only* part of the standard library that are reasonably well covered so far. Yep, the list you're looking for is built into MediaWiki as a special page: Special:WantedPages. Good idea, I'll add it to the page overleaf. --Laird (talk) 20:48, 21 April 2015 (UTC)
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