On 2/3/06, Oskar Sigvardsson <oskarsigvardsson(a)gmail.com> wrote:
As I understand it (and there's a good chance I got this all wrong, if
I did, please forgive me) this whole thing started with some
discussion of [[Gazeebow Unit]] at WP:ANI, and Tony said "This issue
has been discussed on wikien-I". Some people then said (I'm
paraphrasing here) "Well, we weren't a part of that discussion, could
we please bring it up in a forum which everyone is happy with". The
response (again, paraphrasing) "Hey, if you don't want to subscribe
that's your problem", and that got the snowball rolling.
Not really. The thing had already been discussed on WP:DRV. In both
places there was a lot of positive response, and in any case this
wasn't exactly a revolutionary move or a policy change. It was just a
But it's nice to get stuff known and discussed widely, rather than
just in one place--that is a very big wiki and many people don't seem
to have heard of deletion review.
So wikien-l is a good place to announce it, too.