[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

KillerChihuahua puppy at KillerChihuahua.com
Wed Mar 4 22:53:55 UTC 2009

David Gerard wrote:
> 2009/3/4 KillerChihuahua <puppy at killerchihuahua.com>:
>> I cannot stress enough how strongly I agree with this assessment. If
>> NPOV, V, and RS were followed - as they should be by normally
>> intelligent adults wishing to write good articles - BLP isn't even
>> needed at all. I support BLP existing, although I've seen it misused a
>> good bit - but IMO it wouldn't hurt a bit if someone IAR'd and gutted a
>> lot of the other policies that have grown up like weeds over the last
>> couple of years. More will only make matters worse.
> Not quite - the important difference with BLPs is that we cannot be
> eventualist (start with an awful article and let it improve with time)
> - we do not have the luxury of eventualism. With BLPs, we must be
> immediatist - we must not have a live version that violates the
> content rules.
> - d.
Quite right - I should have been more clear on that.

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