On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Sage Ross<ragesoss+wikipedia(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 12:00 PM,
Are you saying the numbers could go negative??
Contraction in real-terms? :-/
It's happened at least once. Long term it would be unlikely since most
deletions are of new articles.
Was that when the faulty bot-created algae articles were deleted?
There were about 4000, so that would definitely be a net negative day
if they were deleted at once.
As geni has confirmed, it seems that was the one.
Maybe it is time for another comedy scene depicting the first day of
the wiki and the nascent conflict between deletionism and
Anyone remember where the old humour piece is?