Joe Anderson wrote:
I've recently received messages on my talk page
calling me a 'hypocrite' as
I nominated something for deletion under the grounds of listcruft.
Basically, I campaign for civility around the Wikipedia and by calling
something -cruft I'm apparently uncivil.
Personally I have come to strongly dislike the use of the word 'cruft'
on Wikipedia, particularly in AFD debates, because for most of the
people that use it it seems to mean essentially 'I'm not interested in
this topic, therefore it shouldn't be in the encyclopaedia' (or, the
more extreme cases, 'I don't know anything about this topic, therefore
I've jumped to the conclusion that it's non-notable').
Either way it's unhelpful.
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