Joe Anderson wrote:
>> I nominated something for deletion under
the grounds of listcruft.
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.
Perhaps I should withdraw the AfD over the fact I made a bad nomination.
Well, the fact that you perhaps expressed yourself poorly (I say
'perhaps' because people to lean either way on the usefulness of 'cruft'
as a descriptive term) doesn't mean the nomination itself was bad, or
made in bad faith.
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