On 3/30/07, doc <doc.wikipedia(a)ntlworld.com> wrote:
I'm sorry, with due respect to Geni, this is the
type of myopic response
that drives me crazy. Let's worry about our policies, in house-rules,
and that the rights of Wikipedians are respected - because that's
obviously more important than doing the Right Thing, unharming real
people, or otherwise focusing on article quality? (That was sarcasm).
Wikipedians are real people. You are not an infallible judge of what
would improve an article. The community at the present time has not
indicated a willingness to trust you in that sense and you should
The problem with deletion process is that people tend
to !vote "ah,
she's sort of notable so keep - the POV problems are a matter for
clean-up not deletion" and then walk away. This eventualism is useless
for BLP. Often we need to say - "unless someone cleans up this bio RIGHT
NOW it must die." If it is just a matter of removing a bit, then OTRS
folk can do that, but often the thing is intrinsically POV and the
sources are all biased.
I belive the correct place to debate that kind of policy change would
be [[WP:VPP]] ot [[WT:CSD]].