Be glad, if my proposal worries you, that I am not
proposing that we
automatically semi-protect all living bios. :)
Can I propose it then?
1. Category:Living people can be added to an article by anyone; the
software prevents anyone not an admin from removing it.
2. Being in that cat makes an article semi-protected.
This is a [[SMOP]], of course.
(We had a Wikimedia UK meeting on Saturday. A few of us came up with
this precise policy independently. Great cabals think alike and all