On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:09 PM, <WJhonson(a)aol.com> wrote:
I've seen no proposed improvements that address vandalism.
Do you have any? I've already made one.
How about the new page patrol stuff I linked up thread? It provides
for at least initial review, and should catch a bit more than
vandalism.. But by itself it does nothing.. it's just mechanism.
It needs users and standards to be effective. It's not especially
effective at the moment, but its certainly something the could be with
Many of the folks who have advocated shifting the AfD thresholds for
some articles believe that its may be an important part of an
effective mitigation strategy. A deleted article gathers no cocks.
.. As most of this poor list knows I've typed my fingers raw in years
past proposing various forms of community powered stable version
The easiest stuff to address are the naughty words.. but on the
spectrum of harm they are the least worrysome. (See
is why I'm not spending time no naught-word blocking proposals.
(Though I used to run an IRC feed of suspect looking edits,
interestingly just looking for the "!" character was one of the most