On 2/23/06, Delirium <delirium(a)hackish.org> wrote:
A crappy version a long time ago that didn't read
anything close to an
encyclopedia article was AfD'd. A new version, more neutral, was
created, and it was AfD'd *unsuccessfully* something like 5 times,
interspersed with some sysops occasionally speedying it and it being
Yet another confusion of content and subject. If the subject is un
Wikipiedia-like, then it doesn't matter whether the old version was
"crappy" or not.
Every vote on the article in question (i.e. not the
very early one) has
come out somewhere near a deadlock. The most I've seen in favor of
deleting is something like 60-65%, which is nowhere near the consensus
to delete typically required on AfD.
Were these votes on the basis of content or subject?
Sorry to keep on harping on, but it's a pretty important question, and
most of these arguments seem to completely blur the line.