I have suggested that all categories should link back to Category:Main.
Category names should be in generic number: plural for count words.
So far the category tree (partially) looks like:
- Human societies
--Carlos Th, 10 March, 2005
Basically, this look very good to me. However, I hope you'll forgive me if I delete a few categories that are empty or don't serve any other purpose than connecting something with a higher category. For example: Category:Computing consists has only one article in it, namely Computers. Well, why not link Computers directly to Category:Science and Technology, of which Category:Computing is part?
My point of view is that categories should serve only one function: to show which articles belong together in some way. Therefore I can't really see the point of categories with only one or two articles; in that case, the article may as well be part of a higher category. Likewise, categories with hundreds of articles in them are not effective either; if that happens, it is useful to make subcategories. To give an example, if Category:Language contains a huge amount of Romance languages, we create Category:Romance languages, but that does not necessarily mean that there must also be a Category:Germanic languages.
--IJzeren Jan 04:44, 30 May 2005 (PDT)